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

  • adj. Of or characterized by a blend of Mexican and southwest U.S. cultural elements: Tex-Mex music; Tex-Mex food.

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  • adj. Describing a type of cuisine, a mix of Texan and Mexican foods, associated with spicy chilis.

Etymologies

Tex(as) + Mex(ican).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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