bur·​ri·​to | \ bə-ˈrē-(ˌ)tō How to pronounce burrito (audio) \
plural burritos

Definition of burrito

: a flour tortilla rolled or folded around a filling (as of meat, beans, and cheese)

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Crawdads 1375 Garden Highway What's new: A half-dozen dishes recently joined the menu, such as ahi nachos with ponzu and macadamia nuts, grilled cheese with crab claw meat, and a Creole burrito with cod, andouille sausage and crawdads. Allen Pierleoni, sacbee, "Where to go for fun and food along Sacramento's Garden Highway," 18 May 2018 Überrito: The five Houston-area locations and one Phoenix restaurant are offering teachers, faculty and staff a free burrito, bowl, salad or nachos Tuesday with a valid school ID or other formal documentation,. Kelly Tyko, USA TODAY, "Teachers get freebies, discounts this week -- but not more pay," 7 May 2018 The Tex-Mex Veggeritto is a burrito with avocado, quinoa, black bean and corn salad, greens and sriracha in a toasty whole wheat tortilla. Linda Bladholm, miamiherald, "Craft cocktails and an Elvis sandwich keep the party going late at this Brickell pop up," 31 Jan. 2018 Seoul Zip in Belltown serves bulgogi three ways: as a burrito, sandwich or rice bowl. Tan Vinh, The Seattle Times, "From hot ramen to hotter hot pot: 30 restaurant openings in Seattle and on the Eastside," 28 Nov. 2018 Bacanora Grill Open from breakfast to dinner, this Mexican restaurant near 75th Avenue and McDowell Road in Phoenix serves chorizo and eggs, carne asada burritos, fajitas, whole fish entrees, among other choices. Jennifer Mcclellan, azcentral, "New restaurants in Phoenix in June have standout burgers, Mexican food, pizza," 1 July 2018 Yesterday, it was revealed that the photo was staged as an elaborate prank, à la Justin Bieber's burrito scandal. Isabel Greenberg, Harper's BAZAAR, "Kylie Jenner and Her Sisters Shut Down Fake Travis Scott Cheating Rumors," 6 Dec. 2018 Read More Listen to the latest episode of the 'Eats Beat' podcast A basic breakfast menu includes chicken and grits, pancakes and burritos. Bud Kennedy, star-telegram, "More than chicken-and-waffles at new TCU-area restaurant," 18 June 2018 Postmates drivers have collectively delivered 10,075,383 burritos. Lauren Murrow, WIRED, "Thanks to Binges and Benders, Postmates Knows the True You," 23 May 2018

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First Known Use of burrito

1934, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for burrito

American Spanish, from Spanish, little donkey, diminutive of burro

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English Language Learners Definition of burrito

: a Mexican food that consists of a flour tortilla that is rolled or folded around a filling (such as meat, beans, and cheese)

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