chalupa

noun
cha·​lu·​pa | \ chä-ˈlü-pä How to pronounce chalupa (audio) , 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)

First Known Use of chalupa

1895, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chalupa

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

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