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malanga

Line breaks: ma|langa
Pronunciation: /məˈlaŋɡə
 
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Definition of malanga in English:

noun

Another term for tannia.
Example sentences
  • In the US they call them dasheen, taro, cocoyams and also malanga.
  • Although similar, malanga grows best in dry places, while taro flourishes in wet ones.
  • Using a grater, grate the malangas through the medium holes.

Origin

early 20th century: from American Spanish, probably from Kikongo, plural of elanga 'water lily'.

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