tostone

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noun tos·to·ne \tō-ˈstō-nā\

Definition of tostone

  1. :  a thick slice of green plantain that is fried, flattened, and then fried again

Origin and Etymology of tostone

American Spanish tostón, from Spanish tostar


First Known Use: 1964


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