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taco

Syllabification: ta·co
Pronunciation: /ˈtäkō
 
/

Definition of taco in English:

noun (plural tacos)

A Mexican dish consisting of a fried tortilla, typically folded, filled with various mixtures, such as seasoned meat, beans, lettuce, and tomatoes.
Example sentences
  • She explains the difference between chimichangas, burritos, tacos, tostadas, enchiladas and fajitas.
  • Other menu items include stuffed sandwiches, subs, quesadillas, wings, tacos and salads.
  • Fresh tortillas are eaten as bread, used as plate and spoon, or filled to make composite dishes such as tacos and enchiladas.

Origin

Mexican Spanish, from Spanish, literally 'plug, wad'.

Words that rhyme with taco

tacho, tobacco, wacko

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