noun (plural taquitos)chiefly North American
A Mexican dish consisting of a small tortilla that is rolled around a filling of meat and cheese and then deep-fried: the fantastic taquitos and burritos have made this family-run establishment a favorite for three generations
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- A flauta is rolled and a taquito is served flat over lettuce.
- I always seem to get the chicken taquitos, which are delicious.
- The taquitos ($8.49), a rolled, hard corn taco, were kind of like a Mexican spring roll.
American Spanish, diminutive of taco.
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