Definition of taquito in English:

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taquito

Pronunciation: /təˈkēdō/

noun (plural taquitos)

chiefly North American
A Mexican dish consisting of a small tortilla that is rolled around a filling of meat and cheese and then deep-fried: the fantastic taquitos and burritos have made this family-run establishment a favorite for three generations
More example sentences
  • A flauta is rolled and a taquito is served flat over lettuce.
  • I always seem to get the chicken taquitos, which are delicious.
  • The taquitos ($8.49), a rolled, hard corn taco, were kind of like a Mexican spring roll.

Origin

American Spanish, diminutive of taco.

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Syllabification: ta·qui·to

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