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  • n. A Mexican dish of tortilla chips covered in melted cheese.
  • n. Plural form of nacho.
  • n. Alternative form of naches.


From Spanish nachos, from Nacho. Nacho is a Mexican diminutive form of Ignacio. The creator of the dish, Ignacio Anaya, named it after himself . (Wiktionary)
From Yiddish. (Wiktionary)



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