Tostada meaning

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A tortilla or tortilla chip deep-fried until crisp.
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A tortilla fried until crisp.
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(often in the plural) A flat tortilla that has been fried or toasted, or a dish based on this. Usually associated with the cuisine of Latin America.
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(southern California) A bowl-shaped tortilla that has been fried and filled with various ingredients.
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Origin of tostada

  • American Spanish from Spanish feminine past participle of tostar to toast from Vulgar Latin tostāre toast1

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Spanish tostada.

    From Wiktionary