tamal
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
tamal(
tah
-
mahl
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (culinary)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. tamale
Mi madre prepara unos deliciosos tamales tanto dulces como salados.My mother cooks equally delicious sweet and salty tamales.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
tamal
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. tamale
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
tamal
(Latinoamérica)
1 (Culin) tamale
2 (trampa) trick; fraud; (intriga) intrigue
hacer un tamal to set a trap
3 (México) pile; bundle
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
Word Roots
Hover on a tile to learn new words with the same root.
Loading roots
Phrases with "tamal"
Here are the most popular phrases with "tamal." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
tamal de mole
mole tamale
Examplesloading
Learn Spanish with Fluencia
Try Fluencia, the new Spanish learning program from SpanishDict.
  • Fun and interactive
  • Highly effective
  • Easy to use
  • Works on any device
Start Learning