Definition of tostada in English:

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tostada

Pronunciation: /tōˈstädə/
(also tostado /-dō/)

noun (plural tostadas also tostados)

A Mexican deep-fried tortilla topped with a seasoned mixture of beans, ground meat, and vegetables.
Example sentences
  • She explains the difference between chimichangas, burritos, tacos, tostadas, enchiladas and fajitas.
  • As for more mainstream Mexican fare, the buffet has it all: tostadas, tacos, quesadillas, fajitas and a make-your-own burrito bar.
  • Tacos, enchiladas, tostadas and burritos can be ordered as either entrées or mains, and are ordered per item (for example: a beef taco is $3.60, a chicken burrito is $8.00).

Origin

Spanish, literally 'toasted', past participle of tostar.

Words that rhyme with tostada

ardour (US ardor), armada, Bader, cadre, carder, cicada, Dalriada, enchilada, Garda, gelada, Granada, Haggadah, Hamada, intifada, lambada, larder, Masada, Nevada, panada, piña colada, pousada, promenader, retarder, Scheherazade, Theravada, Torquemada
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