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noun cha·lu·pa \chä-ˈlü-pä, chə-ˈlü-pə\

Definition of chalupa

  1. :  a fried corn tortilla sometimes shaped like a boat and usually filled with a savory mixture (as of meat, vegetables, or cheese)

Origin and Etymology of chalupa

Mexican Spanish, from Spanish, boat, skiff, from French chaloupe

First Known Use: 1895

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