fajitas


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fa·ji·ta

 (fə-hē′tə)
n. often fajitas
A dish consisting of strips of marinated meat or vegetables that are grilled over an open fire and served in a tortilla, usually with spicy condiments.

[American Spanish, diminutive of faja, band, strip, from Latin fascia, band, bandage.]

fajitas

(fəˈhiːtəz)
pl n
(Cookery) a Mexican dish of soft tortillas wrapped around fried strips of meat, vegetables, etc
[Mexican Spanish]

fa•ji•tas

(fɑˈhi təz, fə-)
n.
(used with a sing. or pl. v.) a Tex-Mex dish of thin strips of marinated and grilled meat, served with tortillas, salsa, etc.
[1975–80; < American Spanish, pl. of fajita literally, little sash, diminutive of Sp faja belt, strip, band (orig. dial. or < Catalan < Latin fascia fascia]
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