chalupa

noun cha·lu·pa \ chä-ˈlü-pä , chə-ˈlü-pə \

Definition of chalupa

: a fried corn tortilla sometimes shaped like a boat and usually filled with a savory mixture (as of meat, vegetables, or cheese)

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Origin and Etymology of chalupa

Mexican Spanish, from Spanish, boat, skiff, from French chaloupe


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