burrito


noun, plural bur·ri·tos [buhree-tohz; Spanish boorree-taws] /bəˈri toʊz; Spanish burˈri tɔs/. Mexican Cookery.

  1. a tortilla folded over a filling, as of ground beef, grated cheese, or refried beans.

noun plural -tos

  1. Mexican cookery a tortilla folded over a filling of minced beef, chicken, cheese, or beans
n.

Mexican food dish, 1934, from Spanish, literally “little burro” (see burro).

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