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pic·a·dil·lo

 (pĭk′ə-dĭl′ō, pē′kä-dē′yō)
n. pl. pic·a·dil·los
A spicy Spanish and Latin American dish made of seasoned ground meat and vegetables such as tomatoes, peppers, and onions.

[American Spanish, from Spanish, minced meat, diminutive of picado, mincing, from past participle of picar, to prick, to mince, from Old Spanish, from Vulgar Latin *piccāre, to prick; see pique.]
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(Cookery) cookery a traditional Latin-American dish that contains ground meat, tomatoes, vegetables, and other regional ingredients, used as a filling, for example in tacos
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