[ fah-hee-tuh, fuh‐ ]

  1. a thin strip of marinated and grilled meat.

  2. Usually fajitas .(used with a singular or plural verb) a Tex-Mex dish of these strips, served with tortillas, salsa, etc.

Origin of fajita

First recorded in 1975–80; from Latin 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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