flauta

[ flou-tah, -tuh ]
/ ˈflaʊ tɑ, -tə /

noun

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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