tampala

noun
tam·​pala | \ tamˈpalə \
plural -s

Definition of tampala

: an annual potherb (Amaranthus tricolor) native to the Orient that is cultivated for its tender stems and for its often variegated leaves which resemble spinach in taste — see joseph's coat

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History and Etymology for tampala

native name in India

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“Tampala.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tampala. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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