botana

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Spanish botana

Noun[edit]

botana (plural botanas)

  1. A Mexican aperitif.
    • 1988 June 3, Lawrence Rand, “Restaurant Tours: 21 years in a Mexican standby”, in Chicago Reader[1]:
      The guacamole and queso fundido (melted cheese with a slathering of chorizo sausage on top, spooned onto sections of flour tortilla) are excellent, and two botanas (assortments) offer items like chalupas (small crisp tortillas) not always found on Chicago menus.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From bota (wineskin).

Noun[edit]

botana f (plural botanas)

  1. botana
  2. appetizer (Mexico)
  3. snack