Definition of tostada
: a tortilla fried in deep fat
Origin and Etymology of tostada
Mexican Spanish tostada, from Spanish, feminine of tostado, past participle of tostar to toast, roast, from Late Latin tostare — more at 2toast
First Known Use: 1935
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