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A deep-fried burrito.

[American Spanish chimichanga, chivichanga, trinket, thingamajig.]
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(Cookery) Mexican cookery a savoury deep-fried filled tortilla
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(ˌtʃɪm iˈtʃɑŋ gə)

n., pl. -gas.
a deep-fried flour tortilla rolled around a filling, as of meat, and served with guacamole, salsa, cheese, etc.
[< Mexican Spanish, trinket, trifle]
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