[ fah-hee-tuh, fuh‐ ]
/ fɑˈhi tə, fə‐ /
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a thin strip of marinated and grilled meat.
Usually fajitas .(used with a singular or plural verb) a Tex-Mex dish of these strips, served with tortillas, salsa, etc.
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Origin of fajita
First recorded in 1975–80; from American Spanish: literally, “little sash,” diminutive of Spanish faja “belt, strip, band” (originally dialect or from Catalan ), from Latin fascia “band, bandage”
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