[ flou-tah, -tuh ]
/ ˈflaʊ tɑ, -tə /
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a tightly rolled corn tortilla filled with shredded meat, chopped vegetables, or cheese, usually deep fried and garnished with sour cream, guacamole, or salsa.
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Origin of flauta
First recorded in 1935–40; from American Spanish, from Spanish: literally “flute;” probably adopted from French or Provençal; see origin at flute
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Example sentences from the Web for flauta
In Havana, it was known as a mixto or sandwich en pan de flauta, with the ham and cheese implied.
Por medio de esta operacin, las melanclicas voces de la flauta americana adquieren una resonancia y una tristeza imponderables.Heath's Modern Language Series: The Spanish American Reader|Ernesto Nelson