Definition of menudo in English:


Pronunciation /məˈno͞odō/ /məˈnudoʊ/


  • A spicy Mexican soup made from tripe.

    ‘It combines Hispanic influences, from the Mexican soup menudo, made with tripe, hominy, and chili powder, with Italian elements, adding cheese and garlic to the soup.’
    • ‘Families bring their own pots to buy menudo - tripe and pig's foot stew - and other specialities in bulk on weekends.’
    • ‘Made with beef tripe and hominy, menudo is often flavored with garlic, onions, and dried chilies.’
    • ‘If you are into Mexican food they serve menudo, fajitas, various types of tacos, enchiladas, carnitas, rice, beans and more.’
    • ‘‘Everybody got together at my grandmother's house for an enormous meal: posole, menudo, tamales,’ he says.’


Noun use of a Mexican Spanish adjective meaning ‘small’.