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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.

Origin

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

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