- cake, pie, or a similar, often elaborate, dessert
- any of various layered savory dishes, often containing a creamy cheese, herbs, etc.
Origin of tortaIt, a cake from LL(Ec), a twisted loaf: see tart
- a cake
- a sandwich
Origin of tortaSpanish from LL(Ec), a twisted loaf: see tart
A sandwich of Mexican origin, usually served in a roll or bun and sometimes grilled on a press.
Origin of tortaMexican Spanish from Spanish round flat loaf of bread, cake from Late Latin tōrta a kind of bread ; see tortilla .
From the Spanish torta