ma·​ma·​li·​ga | \ (ˌ)mämäˈlēgə, (ˌ)mämə-, (ˌ)məmə- \
plural -s

Definition of mamaliga

: a Romanian dish of cornmeal mush often garnished with cheese or sour cream

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First Known Use of mamaliga

1808, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mamaliga

Romanian mămăligă

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“Mamaliga.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 May. 2021.

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