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A corn tortilla rolled around a filling, such as beef, chicken, or cheese, into a thin cylinder and sometimes deep-fried.
[Spanish, flute, probably from Old Provençal flaüt; see flute.]
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(Cookery) a Mexican food item consisting of a tortilla rolled around a filling and then fried
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