Definition of Cal-Mex in English:

Cal-Mex

noun

US
  • A type of Mexican-style cuisine originating in California, characterized especially by adaptations of traditional Mexican dishes using ingredients or cooking methods typical of Californian cuisine.

Origin

1970s; earliest use found in The Los Angeles Times. From Cal- + Mex-, after Tex-Mex [noun].

Pronunciation

Cal-Mex

/ˌkalˈmɛks/