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galleta

noun ga·lle·ta \gə-ˈye-tə, gī-ˈe-tə\

Definition of GALLETA

:  either of two perennial grasses (Hilaria rigida and H. jamesii syn. Pleuraphis rigida and P. jamesii) chiefly of the southwestern United States and Mexico used for forage
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Origin of GALLETA

Spanish, hardtack
First Known Use: 1872

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