A plate of quesadillas.
quesadilla definition by Webster's New World
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a Mexican dish consisting of a flour tortilla filled with cheese, squash blossoms, or a spicy mixture, then folded and deep-fried
quesadilla definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A flour tortilla folded in half around a savory filling, as of cheese or beans, then fried or toasted.
Origin: American Spanish, from Spanish, diminutive of quesada, type of cheesecake, from queso, cheese, from Old Spanish, from Latin cāseus.