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fajita

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noun fa·ji·ta \fə-ˈhē-tə, fä-\

Simple Definition of fajita

  • : a Mexican food that consists of cooked strips of meat served with a flour tortilla and fillings (such as tomatoes, onions, and peppers)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of fajita

  1. :  a marinated strip usually of beef or chicken grilled or broiled and served usually with a flour tortilla and various savory fillings —usually used in plural

Origin and Etymology of fajita

American Spanish, diminutive of Spanish faja sash, belt, probably from Catalan faixa, from Latin fascia band — more at fascia


First Known Use: 1971

Rhymes with fajita


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