Definition of Tamal

1. Noun. Mexican dish of cornmeal dough shell filled with various material (e.g. chopped beef, pork, sweet filling) then steamed in corn husks. ¹



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Definition of Tamal

1. tamale [n -S] - See also: tamale

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tamal

taluses
talweg
talwege
talwegs
tam
tam-o'-shanter
tam-tam
tam o'shanter
tam o'shanters
tamability
tamable
tamableness
tamada
tamadas
tamaite
tamal (current term)
tamale
tamale pie
tamales
tamals
tamandu
tamandua
tamanduas
tamandus
tamanoir
tamanoirs
tamanu
tamanus
tamara
tamarack

Literary usage of Tamal

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1. Scenes of Wonder and Curiosity in California: Illustrated with Over One by James Mason Hutchings (1875)
"EXCURSION TO tamal PAIS. A pleasant excursion may be made to the summit of ... Mount tamal Pais is 2597 feet high, and from its summit a very extensive ..."

2. A Visit to the Indian Archipelago, in H.M. Ship M├Žander: With Portions of by Henry Keppel, James Brooke (1853)
"This letter (is) from your friend Rajah tamal, the nephew of Akam Sassa, ... At present (this time) Tama-itam-Balari is also a Rajah, but it is tamal who ..."

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