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gordita Syllabification: gor·di·ta
Pronunciation: /ˌɡôrˈdēdə/

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of gordita in English:

noun

A Mexican flatbread made from cornmeal and stuffed with meat, cheese, vegetables, or a sweet filling.
Example sentences
  • The house combination plate offers a gordita, a soft taco and a quesadilla.
  • The chlupas is a gordita that is fried and then baked giving it a crusty shell.
  • If you get the combo platter number three ($6.95), you can get a gordita, a doblada, and a sope, and then fight it out with yourself over which version is your favorite.

Origin

Mexican Spanish, literally 'little fat one'.

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