Origin of flautaMexican Spanish from Sp, literally , flute
a Mexican dish consisting of a tortilla rolled tightly around a filling as of shredded chicken or beef and deep-fried
A corn tortilla rolled around a filling, such as beef, chicken, or cheese, into a thin cylinder and sometimes deep-fried.
Origin of flautaSpanish flute probably from Old Provençal flaüt ; see flute .
- A type of fried cylindrical tortilla or taco (Mexican food)