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burrito Syllabification: bur·ri·to
Pronunciation: /bəˈrēdō/

Definition of burrito in English:

noun (plural burritos)

A Mexican dish consisting of a tortilla rolled around a filling, typically of beans or ground or shredded beef.
Example sentences
  • The restaurant offers mainly a decent sized Mexican menu with dishes like nachos, burritos, enchiladas and some of the tastiest tacos you'll find in town.
  • Latino sushi is actually tortilla rolls, like burritos, but chopped in slices which resemble sushi.
  • She explains the difference between chimichangas, burritos, tacos, tostadas, enchiladas and fajitas.


Latin American Spanish, diminutive of Spanish burro, literally 'donkey' (see burro).

Words that rhyme with burrito

Benito, bonito, coquito, graffito, Hirohito, incognito, Ito, magneto, Miskito, mosquito, Quito, Tito, veto
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