tous-les-mois

noun \ ˌtüləˈmwä \

Definition of tous-les-mois

:starch from rootstocks of the edible canna often sold as arrowroot and used especially in the preparation of foods for infants

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Origin and Etymology of tous-les-mois

French dialect, by folk etymology (influence of French tous les mois all the months, every month) from French tolomane, from native name in West Indies


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