Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative form of tamale (Mexican food dish).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A Mexican dish made of Indian corn and meat, seasoned with red peppers, wrapped in husks and roasted or steamed.
  • n. A Mexican dish made of Indian corn and meat, seasoned with red peppers.

Etymologies

From Spanish tamal, from Nahuatl tamalli ("wrapped"). (Wiktionary)

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