from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A dish consisting of strips of marinated meat, poultry, or vegetables that are grilled over an open fire and served in a tortilla, usually with spicy condiments. Often used in the plural.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a Tex-Mex dish of strips of spicy marinated meat and/or vegetables in a soft flour tortilla, often served with salad or a savoury filling


American Spanish, diminutive of faja, band, strip, from Latin fascia, band, bandage.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
American Spanish. (Wiktionary)



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