nixtamal

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish, from Classical Nahuatl nextamalli (hominy), from nextli (ashes, lime) + tamalli (something wrapped).

Noun[edit]

nixtamal (uncountable)

  1. Hominy; maize kernels which have undergone nixtamalization, that is, hulling and soaking and cooking in an alkaline solution.

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Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Classical Nahuatl nextamalli (hominy), from nextli (ashes, lime) + tamalli (something wrapped).

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Noun[edit]

nixtamal m (uncountable)

  1. hominy, nixtamal

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