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  • n. hominy; maize kernels which have undergone nixtamalization, that is, hulling and soaking and cooking in a alkaline solution

Etymologies

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

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