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tortilla

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noun tor·ti·lla \tȯr-ˈtē-yə\

Simple Definition of tortilla

  • : a round, thin Mexican bread that is usually eaten hot with a filling of meat, cheese, etc.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of tortilla

  1. :  a thin round of unleavened cornmeal or wheat flour bread usually eaten hot with a topping or filling (as of ground meat or cheese)

Origin and Etymology of tortilla

American Spanish, from Spanish, diminutive of torta cake, from Late Latin, round loaf of bread


First Known Use: 1648



TORTILLA Defined for Kids

tortilla

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noun tor·ti·lla \tȯr-ˈtē-ə\

Definition of tortilla for Students

  1. :  a round flat bread made of corn or wheat flour and usually eaten hot with a filling




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