Definition of taco
: a usually fried tortilla that is folded or rolled and stuffed with a mixture (as of seasoned meat, cheese, and lettuce)
Recent Examples of taco from the Web
In addition to all sorts of tacos, the festival features continuous entertainment, eating contests, professional wrestling and a Chihuahua beauty contest.
The restaurant offers a menu that’s largely customizable, with items such as bao tacos, mandu, burritos and rice bowls.
It’s not even all about the tacos, although tacos could be used as weapons.
NO SMALL IRONY that a man who enjoys White Center for its lack of pretense and its plethora of divine taco trucks is the same guy who spearheaded its gentrification.
Want to know where to find the best tacos in the city?
Locally owned TikiTaco plans to start your day with breakfast burritos and take you through late night with street tacos and more.
There also are other smaller niche markets in the area, including several Campos Markets in the Treasure Valley that carry meat and serve up tacos and other Mexican fare, and Asian Market Store, 4806 Emerald St., Boise.
For breakfast, egg tacos with tons of salsa and cheese are a big hit in our house.
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Origin and Etymology of taco
First Known Use: 1901
TACO Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of taco for English Language Learners
: a Mexican food that consists of a folded and usually fried piece of thin bread (called a tortilla) that is filled with meat, cheese, lettuce, etc.
TACO Defined for Kids
Definition of taco for Students
: a corn tortilla usually folded and fried and filled with a spicy mixture (as of ground meat and cheese)
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