plural noun car·ni·tas \ˌkärˈnētəz, -ˈnētäs\

Definition of carnitas

  1. :  small chunks or strips of meat and especially pork that are fried or roasted until crisp

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Origin and Etymology of carnitas

Mexican Spanish, plural of carnita, diminutive of Spanish carne meat, from Latin carn-, caro flesh — more at carnal

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