noun ta·co \ˈtä-(ˌ)kō\

: a Mexican food that consists of a folded and usually fried piece of thin bread (called a tortilla) that is filled with meat, cheese, lettuce, etc.

plural tacos \-(ˌ)kōz\

Full Definition of TACO

:  a usually fried tortilla that is folded or rolled and stuffed with a mixture (as of seasoned meat, cheese, and lettuce)

Origin of TACO

Mexican Spanish
First Known Use: 1914
TACO Defined for Kids


noun ta·co \ˈtä-kō\
plural tacos

Definition of TACO for Kids

:  a corn tortilla usually folded and fried and filled with a spicy mixture (as of ground meat and cheese)


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