tostada

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish tostada.

Noun[edit]

tostada (plural tostadas)

  1. (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”, in New York Times[1]:
      A platter of chicken and octopus tostadas and two ceviches arrived at the table [] .
  2. (southern California) A bowl-shaped tortilla that has been fried and filled with various ingredients.
    Synonym: taco salad

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Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

tostada

  1. feminine singular past participle of tostar

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tosˈtada/, [t̪osˈt̪aða]

Adjective[edit]

tostada

  1. feminine singular of tostado

Noun[edit]

tostada f (plural tostadas)

  1. toast (toasted bread)

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Verb[edit]

tostada f sg

  1. Feminine singular past participle of tostar.