Quesadilla



[key-suh-dee-uh; Spanish ke-sah-th ee-yah] /ˌkeɪ səˈdi ə; Spanish ˌkɛ sɑˈði yɑ/

noun, plural quesadillas
[key-suh-dee-uh z; Spanish ke-sah-th ee-yahs] /ˌkeɪ səˈdi əz; Spanish ˌkɛ sɑˈði yɑs/ (Show IPA). Mexican Cookery.
1.
a tortilla folded over a filling of shredded cheese, onions, and chilies and broiled or fried.
/ˌkeɪsəˈdiːljə; -ˈdiːjə/
noun
1.
a toasted tortilla filled with cheese and sometimes other ingredients
n.

Mexican tortilla with filling of cheese, etc., 1944, from Spanish, diminutive of quesada, “type of cheesecake,” from queso “cheese,” from Latin caeseus (see cheese (n.1)).

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