Definition of "burrito" []

  • A flour tortilla wrapped around a filling, as of beef, beans, or cheese. (noun)
  • A tortilla folded over a filling of minced beef, chicken, cheese, or beans (noun)

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Use "burrito" in a sentence
  • "(The word burrito translates to "little donkey" in Spanish)."
  • "Turns out, having eight people touching the burrito is a LOT more efficient than only having three."
  • "Here a burrito is a small flour tortilla folded in half over a spoon of filling, for maybe 3 pesos, compared to the $8 US for the Chevy's monstrosity."