mamaliga

noun

ma·​ma·​li·​ga
(ˌ)mämäˈlēgə,
(ˌ)mämə-,
(ˌ)məmə-
plural -s
: a Romanian dish of cornmeal mush often garnished with cheese or sour cream

Word History

Etymology

Romanian mămăligă

First Known Use

1808, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mamaliga was in 1808

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“Mamaliga.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mamaliga. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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