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 *piccare, to prick; see pique.