Definition of nachos noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈnætʃəʊz//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈnætʃoʊz//
[plural] (from Spanish)
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a Mexican dish of crisp pieces of tortilla served with beans, cheese, spices, etc. Word Originperhaps from Mexican Spanish Nacho, familiar form of Ignacio, given name of the chef credited with creation of the dish. An alternative derivation is from Spanish nacho ‘flat-nosed’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: nachos