from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A small, often triangular piece of tortilla topped with cheese or chili-pepper sauce and broiled.
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- n. A single tortilla chip from a dish of nachos.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A tortilla chip topped with cheese and often chili-pepper or beans and then broiled; -- eaten as a snack or light meal.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a tortilla chip topped with cheese and chili-pepper and broiled
American Spanish, possibly diminutive of the name Ignacio or alteration of ñato, pug-nosed, ugly, poor (alteration of Spanish chato, flat, snub-nosed, from Vulgar Latin *plattus, flat; see plate).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)