bolillo

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Mexican Spanish bolillo, bread roll

Noun[edit]

bolillo (plural bolillos)

  1. A type of white bread roll from Latin America
    • 2009 August 26, John T. Edge, “In Praise of the All-American Mexican Hot Dog”, New York Times:
      In Tucson more than 100 vendors, known as hotdogueros, peddle Sonoran-style hot dogs — candy cane-wrapped in bacon, griddled until dog and bacon fuse, garnished with a kitchen sink of taco truck condiments and stuffed into split-top rolls that owe a debt to both Mexican bolillo loaves and grocery store hot dog buns.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Diminutive of bolo

Noun[edit]

bolillo m (plural bolillos)

  1. (regional) bread roll
  2. (Mexico) type of bread
  3. (regional, pejorative) Someone of Caucasian race.
  4. bobbin