adjective \ˈteks-ˈmeks\

: relating to Mexican-American culture, music, or food of the kind that exists especially in southern Texas

Full Definition of TEX-MEX

:  of, relating to, or being the Mexican-American culture or cuisine existing or originating in especially southern Texas <Tex–Mex cooking> <Tex–Mex music>
Tex–Mex noun

Origin of TEX-MEX

Texas + Mexico
First Known Use: 1949


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