burrito etymology

English word burrito comes from Ancient Greek πῦρ, and later Latin burrus (Red, reddish-brown.)

Detailed word origin of burrito

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
πῦρ Ancient Greek (grc)
πυρρός Ancient Greek (grc)
burrus Latin (lat) Red, reddish-brown.
burricus Latin (lat) Small horse.
borrico Spanish (spa) A stubborn, lazy, or stupid person.. Donkey.
burrico Spanish (spa)
burro Spanish (spa) (slang) an idiot, dunce.. (slang, figuratively) a well hung man. Burrito. Donkey, especially one used as a pack animal.. Old maid (card game). Sawhorse (colloquial) brutish. (colloquial) horny. (colloquial) stupid, foolish. (colloquial, euphemistic, of a man) well-endowed.
burrito English (eng) A Mexican dish consisting of a flour tortilla wrapped around a filling of meat and/or beans, cheese etc.

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