fajita

[ fah-hee-tuh, fuh‐ ]
/ fɑˈhi tə, fə‐ /

noun

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

1975–80; < American Spanish fajita literally, little sash, diminutive of Spanish faja belt, strip, band (orig. dial. or < Catalan < Latin fascia fascia)
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