Definition of taco in English:

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taco

Pronunciation: /ˈtakəʊ/
/ˈtɑːkəʊ/

noun (plural tacos)

A Mexican dish consisting of a folded or rolled tortilla filled with various mixtures, such as seasoned mince, chicken, or beans.
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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