Definition of tostone
: a thick slice of green plantain that is fried, flattened, and then fried again
Recent Examples of tostone from the Web
The green ones used in traditional Mofongo also can be fried to make tostones, which taste a lot like potato chips and are a common side dish in Caribbean cuisine.
Order some shareable appetizers including savory bocaditos or tuna tartare and avocado served with tostones.
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Origin and Etymology of tostone
American Spanish tostón, from Spanish tostar
First Known Use: 1964See Words from the same year
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