A Mexican dish consisting of a flour tortilla wrapped around a filling of meat, cheese, fried beans, etc.
Other Word Forms
Origin of burrito
American Spanish from Spanish diminutive ofburroburroburro
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Spanish, diminutive of burro (“donkey”), from burrico (“donkey”), from Latinburricus (“small horse”), from burrus (“red-brown”), from Ancient Greek πυρρός (purros, “flame colored”), from πῦρ (pur, “fire”).
Burrito Sentence Examples
My main course was chicken burrito (£ 9.50 ).
Amy's Kitchen includes a line of breakfast products such as its breakfast burrito, toaster pops, and its multi-grain hot cereal bowl.
The green chile verde burrito, filled with cubed pork in homemade verde sauce is another favorite.
Knew David was really comfortable in California when he ordered a breakfast burrito.
Serve salsa and rice dishes with a fresh garden salad, or as side dishes with fondue, or alongside a plate of burritos; alternatively, combine the salsa and rice dishes into 1 casserole and use the leftovers as burrito filling.