arepa


are·pa

noun \ə-ˈrā-pə\

Definition of AREPA

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

Origin 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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