malanga

noun
ma·​lan·​ga | \ mə-ˈläŋ-gə How to pronounce malanga (audio) \

Definition of malanga

1 : taro
2 : yautia

Examples of malanga in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Vegetables: Boniato, calabaza, chayote, cherry tomatoes, dasheen, malanga, okra, roselle, southern peas, Seminole pumpkin, sweet cassava, sweet potatoes and yard-long beans. 4. Tom Maccubbin, OrlandoSentinel.com, "June in the garden," 26 May 2018 Vegetables: Calabaza, chayote, cherry tomato, collards, dasheen, lima bean, snap bean, Malabar spinach, malanga, New Zealand spinach, okra, hot pepper, roselle, Seminole pumpkin, Southern pea, sweet potato, tamarillo, yam and yard-long bean. 4. Tom Maccubbin, OrlandoSentinel.com, "May in the garden," 28 Apr. 2018 Vegetables: Calabaza, chayote, cherry tomato, collards, dasheen, lima bean, snap bean, Malabar spinach, malanga, New Zealand spinach, okra, hot pepper, roselle, Seminole pumpkin, Southern pea, sweet potato, tamarillo, yam and yard-long bean. 4. Tom Maccubbin, OrlandoSentinel.com, "May in the garden," 28 Apr. 2018 Vegetables: Calabaza, chayote, cherry tomato, collards, dasheen, lima bean, snap bean, Malabar spinach, malanga, New Zealand spinach, okra, hot pepper, roselle, Seminole pumpkin, Southern pea, sweet potato, tamarillo, yam and yard-long bean. 4. Tom Maccubbin, OrlandoSentinel.com, "May in the garden," 28 Apr. 2018 Vegetables: Calabaza, chayote, cherry tomato, collards, dasheen, lima bean, snap bean, Malabar spinach, malanga, New Zealand spinach, okra, hot pepper, roselle, Seminole pumpkin, Southern pea, sweet potato, tamarillo, yam and yard-long bean. 4. Tom Maccubbin, OrlandoSentinel.com, "May in the garden," 28 Apr. 2018 Vegetables: Calabaza, chayote, cherry tomato, collards, dasheen, lima bean, snap bean, Malabar spinach, malanga, New Zealand spinach, okra, hot pepper, roselle, Seminole pumpkin, Southern pea, sweet potato, tamarillo, yam and yard-long bean. 4. Tom Maccubbin, OrlandoSentinel.com, "May in the garden," 28 Apr. 2018 Stacked high are yuca, yautia blanca, apio or celery root, malanga, and yampi root or mapuey. chicagotribune.com, "Secret Chicago: 40 of the city's best-kept mystery spots," 1 May 2018 Akra: These fritters are made from grated and fried malanga, a root vegetable similar to potato. Lauren Delgado, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Taste of Haiti this weekend: Here's a primer on Haitian food," 30 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of malanga

1853, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for malanga

American Spanish

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“Malanga.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/malanga. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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