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arepa

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noun are·pa \ə-ˈrā-pə\

Definition of arepa

  1. :  a usually grilled cornmeal cake served in Latin-American cuisine



Origin and Etymology of arepa

American Spanish, probably from Cumaná (Cariban language of the Venezuela coast) erepa corn, cornmeal cake, or from a cognate Cariban form


First Known Use: 1925


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