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: 1810

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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of arepa

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