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Of or characterized by a blend of Mexican and southwest US cultural elements: Tex-Mex music; Tex-Mex food.
[Tex(as) + Mex(ican).]
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(Cookery) of, relating to, or denoting the Texan version of something Mexican, such as music, food, or language
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of or denoting aspects of Texan or southwestern U.S. culture originating with or influenced by Mexicans or Mexican-Americans: Tex-Mex cooking.
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Tex-Mex[ˈtɛksmɛks] adj (US) → tex-mex inv
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