tasajo

noun ta·sa·jo \təˈsä(ˌ)hō\
variants: less commonly

tassajo

\təˈsä(ˌ)hō\

Definition of tasajo

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  jerked meat; especially :  jerked beef

  2. 2 [Mexican Spanish, from Spanish] :  any of several cacti of the southwestern U.S. and Mexico; especially :  cholla

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Origin and Etymology of tasajo

Spanish tasajo, from Old Spanish, piece of meat; akin to Portuguese tossalho large piece of something to eat


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