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”, in New York Times[1]:
      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]

bolo +‎ -illo

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • IPA(key): (most of Spain and Latin America) /boˈliʝo/, [boˈli.ʝo]
  • IPA(key): (rural northern Spain, Andes Mountains) /boˈliʎo/, [boˈli.ʎo]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /boˈliʃo/, [boˈli.ʃo]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /boˈliʒo/, [boˈli.ʒo]

Noun[edit]

bolillo m (plural bolillos)

  1. (regional) bread roll
  2. (El Salvador, Mexico) type of bread
  3. (regional, derogatory) Caucasian person
  4. bobbin
  5. (Cuba, El Salvador) musical drumstick
  6. (Ecuador) rolling pin

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