a Latin American, esp. Mexican, dish consisting of spiced ground beef usually served over rice
Origin of picadilloAmerican Spanish from picado, hash from past participle of Spanish picar, to pierce, mince
A spicy Spanish and Latin American dish made of seasoned ground meat and vegetables such as tomatoes, peppers, and onions.
Origin of picadilloAmerican Spanish from Spanish minced meat diminutive of picado mincing from past participle of picar to prick, to mince from Old Spanish from Vulgar Latin piccāre to prick ; see pique .