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
: 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
Definition of tortilla for Students
: a round flat bread made of corn or wheat flour and usually eaten hot with a filling
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