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n. pl. bur·ri·tos
A flour tortilla wrapped around a filling, as of beef, beans, or cheese.
[American Spanish, from Spanish, diminutive of burro, burro; see burro.]
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n, pl -tos
(Cookery) Mexican cookery a tortilla folded over a filling of minced beef, chicken, cheese, or beans
[C20: from Mexican Spanish, from Spanish: literally, a young donkey]
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n., pl. -tos.
a flour tortilla folded over a filling, as of beef, cheese, or refried beans.
[1940–45, Amer.; < Mexican Spanish (Guerrero), Sp: young donkey, foal =burr(o) burro + -ito diminutive suffix]
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|Noun||1.||burrito - a flour tortilla folded around a filling|
dish - a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner"
beef burrito - a burrito with a beef filling
quesadilla - a tortilla that is filled with cheese and heated
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