noun \ˌkā-sə-ˈdē-ə also -ˈthē- or -ˈthēl-yə\

: a Mexican food which consists of a flat piece of bread (called a tortilla) that is folded around a filling of meat, cheese, or other ingredients and usually fried

Full Definition of QUESADILLA

:  a tortilla filled with a savory mixture, folded, and usually fried


Mexican Spanish, from Spanish, cheese pastry, diminutive of quesada, from queso cheese, from Latin caseus
First Known Use: 1935


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