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



    BrE BrE//tɔːˈtiːə//
    ; NAmE NAmE//tɔːrˈtiːə//
    (from Spanish) Carbohydrates, Savoury dishes
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  1. 1a thin Mexican pancake made with corn (maize ) flour or wheat flour, usually eaten hot and filled with meat, cheese, etc. See related entries: Carbohydrates, Savoury dishes
  2. 2a Spanish dish made with eggs and potatoes fried together
  3. Word OriginSpanish, diminutive of torta ‘cake’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: tortilla

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