jambalaya

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Louisiana Creole French jambalaya, origin uncertain, probably from Old Provençal.

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /ˌdʒæmbəˈlaɪə/, /ˌdʒʌmbəˈlaɪə/
  • Rhymes: -aɪə

Noun[edit]

jambalaya (countable and uncountable, plural jambalayas)

  1. Any of various of rice-based dishes common in Louisiana Cajun or Creole cooking; most often with shrimp, oysters, chicken or ham.

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Louisiana Creole French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain origin: probably from Old Provençal.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

jambalaya

  1. jambalaya (rice-based dish from Louisiana)