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

  • n. Dough made of dried corn that has been soaked in limewater then rinsed and ground, used especially in tortillas and tamales.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A strong form of paper, smooth on one side and lightly textured on the other, used for drawing and painting
  • n. maize dough made from freshly prepared hominy, used for making tortillas, tamales, etc.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an independent group of closely related Chadic languages spoken in the area between the Biu-Mandara and East Chadic languages


American Spanish, from Spanish, dough, from Old Spanish, from Latin massa, mass, dough; see mass.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Spanish (Wiktionary)



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