bur·ri·to | \bə-ˈrē-(ˌ)tō \
plural burritos

Definition of burrito 

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

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Volunteers will get a Beats and Eats volunteer shirt, a burrito from Chipotle, a ticket for one beer or specialty cocktail, and unlimited bottled water. Staff Report, Aurora Beacon-News, "Volunteers sought for Oswego Beats and Eats," 11 July 2018 Customers can also order Nacho Fries as part of a $5 box that includes a medium drink, Doritos Locos Taco and a burrito. Kaitlyn Schallhorn, Fox News, "Taco Bell bringing back Nacho Fries, debuting futuristic restaurant to go with it," 27 June 2018 Stowell also opened a Mexican joint in Wallingford (Super Bueno) that serves breakfast burritos and other Tex-Mex food. Tan Vinh, The Seattle Times, "Loosen your belt: 46 more restaurant and ice cream openings in Seattle and on the Eastside to try," 25 June 2018 Lay collard greens on a work surface, fill each with chicken salad and mango slices, then wrap like a burrito. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Chicken Salad Collard Wrap," 11 June 2018 The sight of a Chipotle burrito when the clock still reads a.m. might inspire curious glances at best or outright mockery at worst. Michelle Ruiz, Bon Appetit, "Here’s Why You’re Always So Hungry for Lunch at 11 a.m.," 21 May 2018 The rice makes this taco feel hearty, like a mini burrito. Steffi Victorioso, Los Angeles Magazine, "Every Taco at Trejo’s Tacos, Ranked," 4 May 2018 And pay a couple of bucks for a Taco Bell burrito or a lot more bucks for dinner at Nada. Polly Campbell, Cincinnati.com, "Taco Casa: 50 years of taco salads and tuna boats," 6 Apr. 2018 What better way to celebrate Friday-eve than with a delicious burrito? Leada Gore, AL.com, "National Burrito Day: Deals, discounts from Chuy's, Taco Bell, Moe's, Chipotle," 5 Apr. 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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