Definition of taco in English:

taco

Syllabification: ta·co
Pronunciation: /ˈtäkō
 
/

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.
More 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'.

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