quesadilla

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish.

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌkeɪ̯səˈdiː(l)jə/, [ˌkʰeɪ̯səˈdiːl(j)ə], /ˌkeɪ̯səˈdiːə/
  • (US) enPR: kāsədē′ə, IPA(key): /ˌkeɪ̯səˈdi(j)ə/, [ˌkʰeɪ̯səˈdi(j)ə]
  • Rhymes: -iːə

Noun[edit]

quesadilla (plural quesadillas)

  1. A Mexican dish made by filling a tortilla (corn or flour) with cheese, folding in half and toasting until the cheese is melted. Additional ingredients, such as meats (chicken or beef, commonly), or vegetables can be added. Often served with salsa, guacamole and/or sour cream.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown. Possibly a portmanteau of queso and tortilla, though this is not substantiated and several other theories exist.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /kesaˈdiʎa/, [kesaˈðiʎa]
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /kesaˈdiɟ͡ʝa/, [kesaˈðiʝa]

Noun[edit]

quesadilla f (plural quesadillas)

  1. quesadilla

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