nacho

noun na·cho \ ˈnä-(ˌ)chō \
|Updated on: 8 Jul 2018

Definition of nacho

plural nachos
: a tortilla chip topped with melted cheese and often additional savory toppings (such as hot peppers or refried beans)

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Origin and Etymology of nacho

American Spanish, perhaps from Spanish nacho flat-nosed


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nacho

noun na·cho \ ˈnä-chō \

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plural nachos
: a tortilla chip topped with melted cheese and often additional toppings

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