Definition of taco
: a usually fried tortilla that is folded or rolled and stuffed with a mixture (as of seasoned meat, cheese, and lettuce)
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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