Meaning of empanada

em•pa•na•da

Pronunciation: (em"pu-nä'du Sp. em"pä-nä'&thslashä), [key]
— n. Latin-American Cookery.
  1. a turnover or mold of pastry filled with chopped or ground meat, vegetables, fruit, etc., and usually baked or fried.
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