Calalu

Amaranthus (P); Phytolacca (P)

EthnoBotanical Dictionary. 2013.

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  • calalú — ► sustantivo masculino Cuba, P Rico COCINA Potaje compuesto por vegetales picados y cocidos, con sal, vinagre, manteca y otros condimentos * * * calalú 1 (Amaranthus spinosus) m. *Planta amarantácea comestible. ≃ Jaboncillo. 2 (C. Rica;… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • calalu — |kalə|lü noun ( s) Etymology: American Spanish calalú : a tropical American plant (Xanthosoma hastifolium) whose leaf is used as a vegetable in the West Indies …   Useful english dictionary

  • calalu — cal·a·lu …   English syllables

  • callaloo — /kal euh looh , kal euh looh /, n. Southern Cookery. a thick soup of crabmeat, greens, and various seasonings. [1695 1700; cf. Jamaican E calalu any of a variety of greens used as an ingredient in soup < AmerSp calalú, Pg carurú, said to be <… …   Universalium

  • planta — (Del lat. planta.) ► sustantivo femenino 1 ANATOMÍA Parte inferior del pie, con que se pisa y sobre la que se sostiene el cuerpo. 2 BOTÁNICA Cualquier vegetal o ser orgánico que crece y vive sin mudar de lugar. 3 División de un edificio… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • callaloo — cal•la•loo [[t]ˌkæl əˈlu, ˈkæl əˌlu[/t]] n. coo a thick soup of crabmeat, greens, and seasonings • Etymology: 1695–1700; cf. Jamaican E calalu greens used in soup < AmerSp calalú, Pg carurú, said to be < Tupi caárurú thick leaf …   From formal English to slang

  • callaloo — noun Etymology: Caribbean English, perhaps ultimately of African origin; akin to Caribbean Spanish calalú callaloo (greens and dish), Brazilian Portuguese carurú, Haitian Creole kalalou okra Date: 1892 1. the edible young green leaves of a plant… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Callaloo — (sometimes calaloo) is a Caribbean dish that is most popular in Guyana, Barbados, Grenada, Haiti, Dominica, Jamaica and Trinidad Tobago. The main ingredient is a leaf vegetable, traditionally either amaranth (known by many local names including… …   Wikipedia

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