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tamale

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noun ta·ma·le \tə-ˈmä-lē\

Simple Definition of tamale

  • : a Mexican food that consists of seasoned ground meat or beans rolled in cornmeal, wrapped in a corn husk, and steamed

Full Definition of tamale

  1. :  cornmeal dough rolled with ground meat or beans seasoned usually with chili, wrapped usually in corn husks, and steamed

Origin of tamale

Mexican Spanish tamales, plural of tamal tamale, from Nahuatl tamalli steamed cornmeal dough


First Known Use: 1854

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Tamale

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geographical name Ta·ma·le \tä-ˈmä-lā\

Definition of Tamale

  1. town N Ghana pop 135,952




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tamale

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noun ta·ma·le \tə-ˈmä-lē\

Definition of tamale

  1. :  seasoned ground meat rolled in cornmeal, wrapped in corn husks, and steamed




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