from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A corn tortilla rolled around a filling, such as beef, chicken, or cheese, into a thin cylinder and sometimes deep-fried.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A type of fried cylindrical tortilla or taco (Mexican food)
Spanish, flute, probably from Old Provençal flaüt; see flute.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Mexican Spanish flauta, with same meaning, because of its shape, resembling a flute (Wiktionary)