chalupa

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Spanish chalupa.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

chalupa (plural chalupas)

  1. A specialty food of south-central Mexico, consisting of a bowl-shaped fried tortilla stuffed with chopped meat, lettuce, cheese, etc.

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

chalupa f (plural chalupas)

  1. (nautical) sloop (single-masted sailboat)

Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French chaloupe, from Dutch sloep.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

chalupa f (plural chalupas)

  1. (nautical) shallop, sloop, launch (a kind of longboat)
  2. (Mexico) two-man canoe
  3. (Mexico) a chalupa (bowl-shaped fried tortilla stuffed with chopped meat, lettuce, cheese, etc.)
  4. (Mexico, slang) fat girl

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