masa harina

noun masa ha·ri·na \ -ä-ˈrē-nä , -nə \

Definition of masa harina

: a flour made from dried masa

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Origin and Etymology of masa harina

Mexican Spanish, probably literally, flour masa (masa in the form of flour)


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