Definitions for empanadaˌɛm pəˈnɑ də
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em•pa•na•daˌɛm pəˈnɑ də(n.)
a Latin American or Spanish turnover filled with ground meat, vegetables, fruit, etc., and baked or fried.
Origin of empanada:
1920–25; < Sp, =em-em -1+pan bread +-ada, fem. of -ado -ate1
Any of a variety of stuffed pastries found in Spanish and Latin American cuisine
An empanada or empada, is a stuffed bread or pastry baked or fried in many countries in Southern Europe, Latin America, and parts of Southeast Asia. The name comes from the Galician, Portuguese and Spanish verb empanar, meaning to wrap or coat in bread. Empanadas are made by folding dough or bread around stuffing, which usually consists of a variety of meat, cheese, huitlacoche, vegetables or fruits, among others.
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