Definition of arepa in English:

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Pronunciation: /äˈrāpə/

Entry from US English dictionary


A corn pancake, sweetened or unsweetened, eaten in Venezuela and Colombia.
Example sentences
  • If you're intrigued by Latin cuisine - from arepas, a corn flour pancake and cheese combination popular in Venezuela and Colombia, to Brazil's soft cheese bread paõ de queijo - Miami is your kind of town.
  • It is served with fried plantains, black beans, cornmeal pancakes called arepas, rice, and, sometimes, white cheese.
  • New immigrants have added to the on-the-go family, introducing Colombian arepas, Mexican tacos and Uzbek samsas.



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Syllabification: a·re·pa

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