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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A Puerto Rican dish made of mashed plantains, garlic, and pork cracklings.

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  • n. A Caribbean dish of fried green plantains or yucca seasoned with garlic, olive oil and pork crackling, then mashed.

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American Spanish.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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  • A dish made of mashed and fried plantain.

    Un plato hecho de plátanos machacados y fritos.

    November 28, 2007