burrito

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noun bur·ri·to \bə-ˈrē-(ˌ)tō\

Definition of burrito

plural

burritos

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

Origin and Etymology of burrito

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


First Known Use: 1934


BURRITO Defined for English Language Learners

burrito

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noun bur·ri·to \bə-ˈrē-(ˌ)tō\

Definition of burrito for English Language Learners

  • : 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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