matoke

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Etymology[edit]

From Luganda matooke.

Noun[edit]

matoke (uncountable)

  1. Mashed boiled banana or plantain, a staple food in Uganda. [from 20th c.]
    • 2016, Maya Jaggi, ‘Memories of Makerere’, Literary Review, 449:
      The two men walk down the hill from Makerere University but get no further than Wandegeya, a cacophonous slum of scrap-iron artisans, blaring radios and ragged-trousered clients frequenting matoke and waragi bars.

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