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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.

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 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

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





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