bolillo

bolillo

[buh-lee-oh; Spanish baw-lee-yaw]
noun, plural bolillos [buh-lee-ohz; Spanish baw-lee-yaws] . Mexican Cookery.
1.
a crusty hard roll with a soft center.
2.
a sandwich made with this roll.

Origin:
< Spanish, equivalent to boll(o) bun, roll (with gender change < Latin bulla bubble, knob; cf. bola, boil1) + -illo diminutive suffix

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