mamaliga

noun
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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mamaliga. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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