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TACO

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does taco mean? 

TACO (noun)
  The noun TACO has 2 senses:

1. offensive terms for a person of Mexican descent
2. a tortilla rolled cupped around a filling

  Familiarity information: TACO used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


TACO (noun)


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Meaning:

Offensive terms for a person of Mexican descent

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

greaser; taco; wetback

Hypernyms ("taco" is a kind of...):

Mexican (a native or inhabitant of Mexico)

Domain usage:

ethnic slur (a slur on someone's race or language)


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Meaning:

A tortilla rolled cupped around a filling

Classified under:

Nouns denoting foods and drinks

Hypernyms ("taco" is a kind of...):

dish (a particular item of prepared food)

Domain region:

Mexico; United Mexican States (a republic in southern North America; became independent from Spain in 1810)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "taco"):

chicken taco (a taco with a chicken filling)


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