gordita

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noun gor·di·ta \gȯr-ˈdē-tə\

Definition of gordita

  1. :  a deep-fried pocket of cornmeal dough filled with a savory mixture

Origin and Etymology of gordita

Mexican Spanish, diminutive of gorda thick tortilla, from Spanish, feminine of gordo fat, thick, from Late Latin gurdus dull, blunt


First Known Use: 1843

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