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
Guests also can enjoy smoothies and tacos that were created through the pedal-power of stationary bikes and watch an amphibious bike race as competitors take to land and sea throughout the square and into the Oakland Estuary.
Her favorite is the black bean dip with fried haloumi cheese balls and sweet potato flatbread; other options include chicken nugget lettuce wraps; pork belly kimchi tacos; spicy-sweet nori peanuts; and a mini BLT.
Local and Texas craft beer will be a fixture at the restaurant, which will specialize in barbecue plates, taco, burritos, rice bowls, brunch and more.
The chicharron taco ($1.99) finished out our trio and was the least favored, the pork skins soft and limp and btexturally unappetizing.
There was a taco joint across the street and a security guard at the front door.
The tacos receive a sprinkling of silkworms, while the soft-served ice cream cones come dipped in termite chocolate for a satisfying crunch, sans sprinkles.
Try This:Thinly slice and grill potatoes for your next BBQ or bake whole russet potatoes and use them as a taco shell replacement by loading up on ground turkey, beans, avocado, salsa and sautéed summer veggies.
Jorgito, a taco truck owner, flung open the door and rushed forward, beaming.
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Origin and Etymology of taco
First Known Use: 1901See Words from the same year
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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