/kahr nee"teuhz/; Sp. /kahrdd nee"tahs/, Mexican Cookery.
small or shredded pieces of crisp roast pork, eaten as a snack, used as a filling for burritos, etc.
[ < MexSp, pl. of carnita, equiv. to Sp carn(e) meat ( < L carnem, acc. of caro flesh, meat) + -ita dim. suffix]

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