Definition of burrito
: a flour tortilla rolled or folded around a filling (as of meat, beans, and cheese)
Recent Examples of burrito from the Web
A turkey fresco sub at Potbelly has 720 calories, and a chicken burrito from Chipotle can pack more than 1,000.
All that music, accompanied by Trader Joe’s wine and the burrito or two, officially gets started on June 10, with the Playboy Jazz Festival.
The restaurant offers a menu that’s largely customizable, with items such as bao tacos, mandu, burritos and rice bowls.
Located at 1200 Washington St., Suite B, Spokes serves such breakfast items as southwest breakfast burritos, gourmet toast (with avocado, fresh tomato and sea salt) and quiche of the day.
Most notably, an Anglo-run Portland burrito pop-up, quickly closed after charges of cultural appropriation and even recipe theft.
Portions can be out-sized, especially fajitas, burritos and desserts.
Chipotle's restaurateur program provides a path for employees who might start out earning an hourly wage assembling burritos to achieve the upper ranks of management and six-figure salaries.
So, back in the desert, in the burrito shacks near El Mirage, in the fast-food joints of Palmdale, the engineers working on tomorrow's UAVs thumb through their newspapers tracking the performance of the robot planes in the Balkans.
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Origin and Etymology of burrito
American Spanish, from Spanish, little donkey, diminutive of burro
First Known Use: 1934See Words from the same year
BURRITO Defined for English Language Learners
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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