noun \chä-ˈlü-pä, chə-ˈlü-pə\

Definition of CHALUPA

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

Origin of CHALUPA

Mexican Spanish, from Spanish, boat, skiff, from French chaloupe
First Known Use: 1895


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