gordita

Main Entry:  gordita
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a deep-fried pocket of cornmeal dough (masa), often with a filling of meat and vegetables
Example:  Gorditas are baked in a dry comal (griddle) and then fried in oil.
Etymology:  Spanish diminutive of gorda 'thick tortilla' or 'little fat one'
Usage:  cooking
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