tamal

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tamal(
tah
-
mahl
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
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.
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tamal
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. tamale
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tamal
(Latinoamérica)
1 (Culin) tamale
2 (trampa) trick; fraud; (intriga) intrigue
hacer un tamal to set a trap
3 (México) pile; bundle
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