callaloo

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Etymology[edit]

From American Spanish calalú.

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callaloo ‎(plural callaloos)

  1. Any of various tropical plants grown in the Americas, especially of the genus Xanthosoma, cultivated for their edible leaves.
  2. A spicy soup or stew made from such leaves.