noun, plural bur·ri·tos [buh–ree-tohz; Spanish boor–ree-taws] /bəˈri toʊz; Spanish burˈri tɔs/. Mexican Cookery.
- a tortilla folded over a filling, as of ground beef, grated cheese, or refried beans.
noun plural -tos
- Mexican cookery a tortilla folded over a filling of minced beef, chicken, cheese, or beans
Mexican food dish, 1934, from Spanish, literally “little burro” (see).