noun tor·ti·lla \tr-ˈtē-yə\

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

Full Definition of TORTILLA

:  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


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