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huevos rancheros

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noun plural but singular or plural in construction hue·vos ran·che·ros \ˈwā-vōs-ˌrän-ˈcher-ōs\

Definition of huevos rancheros

  1. :  fried or poached eggs served on a tortilla and topped with a usually tomato-based sauce



Origin of huevos rancheros

Mexican Spanish, literally, ranch-style eggs


First Known Use: 1901


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