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noun (1)

plural -s
: a Creole fried cake made mainly of rice


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noun (2)

variants or cali
plural -s
: picnic ham

Word History


Noun (1)

of African origin; akin to Vai ko1lo3 uncooked rice, Bambara kala stalk of a cereal

Noun (2)

short for California ham

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“Cala.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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