Definition of taco in English:

taco

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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.
    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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