almôndega

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic البُنْدُقَة(al-bunduqa, hazelnut), from Ancient Greek Ποντικόν κάρυον (Pontikón káruon, hazelnut).[1] Compare Spanish albóndiga.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: al‧môn‧de‧ga

Noun[edit]

almôndega f (plural almôndegas)

  1. (cooking) meatball (ball of minced meat)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Charles Perry (1999-05-05), “Nutty Meatballs”, in Los Angeles Times[1], retrieved December 17, 2015

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