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
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.
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.
The taco truck across from Pizzanista! has the best carnitas.
They had recently eaten tacos made with mushrooms foraged in a state park.
Taco Bell is offering a free Doritos Locos taco to all customers on June 13.
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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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