from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A flour tortilla folded in half around a savory filling, as of cheese or beans, then fried or toasted.
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- n. A Mexican dish made by filling a tortilla (corn or flour) with cheese, folding in half and toasting until the cheese is melted. Additional ingredients, such as meats (chicken or beef, commonly), or vegetables can be added. Often served with salsa, guacamole and/or sour cream.
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- n. a tortilla that is filled with cheese and heated
American Spanish, from Spanish, diminutive of quesada, type of cheesecake, from queso, cheese, from Old Spanish, from Latin cāseus.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)