noun fa·ji·ta \fə-ˈhē-tə, fä-\

: a Mexican food that consists of cooked strips of meat served with a flour tortilla and fillings (such as tomatoes, onions, and peppers)

Full Definition of FAJITA

:  a marinated strip usually of beef or chicken grilled or broiled and served usually with a flour tortilla and various savory fillings —usually used in plural

Origin of FAJITA

American Spanish, diminutive of Spanish faja sash, belt, probably from Catalan faixa, from Latin fascia band — more at fascia
First Known Use: 1971

Rhymes with FAJITA


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