Definition of


  1. (noun, food) a tortilla chip topped with cheese and chili-pepper and broiled

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Alternate forms of Nacho

Hypernyms: tortilla chip

Origin of the word Nacho

  1. according to "The Dallas Morning News" [Oct. 22, 1995], named for restaurant cook Ignacio Anaya, who invented the dish in the Mexican border town of Piedras Negras in 1943. more

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