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tostada (plural tostadas)
- (often in the plural) A flat tortilla that has been fried or toasted, or a dish based on this. Usually associated with the cuisine of Latin America.
2008 February 3, Tatiana Boncompagni, “Tostadas to a Salsa Beat”, New York Times:
- A platter of chicken and octopus tostadas and two ceviches arrived at the table […] .
- (southern California) A bowl-shaped tortilla that has been fried and filled with various ingredients.
- (bowl-shaped fried tortilla filled with various ingredients): taco salad
Feminine singular past participle of tostar.
tostada f (plural tostadas)
- a slice of toast