Definition of al pastor in English:

al pastor

adjective

usually postpositive
  • (in Mexican cooking) denoting a dish made with thinly sliced pork that has been seasoned with chili peppers and pineapple and roasted on a vertical spit.

    • ‘tacos al pastor’

Pronunciation

al pastor

/al ˌpasˈtô(ə)r/ /æl ˌpæsˈtɔ(ə)r/ /äl ˌpäsˈtô(ə)r/ /ɑl ˌpɑsˈtɔ(ə)r/

noun

  • (in Mexican cooking) thinly sliced pork that has been seasoned with chili peppers and pineapple and roasted on a vertical spit.

    • ‘a corn tortilla filled with al pastor’

Pronunciation

al pastor

/al ˌpasˈtô(ə)r/ /æl ˌpæsˈtɔ(ə)r/ /äl ˌpäsˈtô(ə)r/ /ɑl ˌpɑsˈtɔ(ə)r/

Origin

Mexican Spanish, literally ‘in the style of a shepherd’.