Definition of


  1. (noun, food) a tortilla rolled cupped around a filling
  2. (noun, person) (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Mexican descent

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Synonyms of Taco

greaser, wetback

Alternate forms of Taco

Hyponyms: chicken taco

Hypernyms: dish, mexican

Origin of the word Taco

  1. tortilla filled with spiced meat, etc., 1949, from Mexican Sp., "light lunch," lit. "plug, wadding." more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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