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burrito

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noun bur·ri·to \bə-ˈrē-(ˌ)tō\

Simple Definition of burrito

  • : a Mexican food that consists of a flour tortilla that is rolled or folded around a filling (such as meat, beans, and cheese)

Full Definition of burrito

plural bur·ri·tos

  1. :  a flour tortilla rolled or folded around a filling (as of meat, beans, and cheese)

Origin of burrito

American Spanish, from Spanish, little donkey, diminutive of burro


First Known Use: 1934


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