tamale









tamale


noun

  1. a Mexican dish made of minced and seasoned meat packed in cornmeal dough, wrapped in corn husks, and steamed.

noun

  1. a city in N Ghana.

noun

  1. a Mexican dish made of minced meat mixed with crushed maize and seasonings, wrapped in maize husks and steamed

n.1856, from American Spanish tamales, plural of tamal, from Nahuatl tamal, tamalli, a food made of Indian corn and meat.

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