Definition of Malanga

1. Noun. Tropical American aroid having edible tubers that are cooked and eaten like yams or potatoes.




Definition of Malanga

1. Noun. Any of several Central and South American plants, of the genus ''Xanthosoma'' ¹

2. Noun. The edible tuber of these plants, some of which have medicinal value ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Malanga

1. a yautia [n -S] - See also: yautia

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Malanga

malakoplakia
malalignment
malamate
malambo
malamethane
malamic
malamic acid
malamide
malamides
malamute
malamutes
malander
malanders
malandro
malandros
malanga (current term)
malangan
malangans
malangas
malanggan
malanggans
malanite
malapert
malapertly
malapertness
malapertnesses
malaperts
malaphor
malaphors
malapplied

Literary usage of Malanga

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1. Gait Analysis in the Science of Rehabilitation edited by Joel A. DeLisa (2000)
"SECTION ONE Clinical Observation by Gerard malanga, MD and Joel A. DeLisa, MD Dr. malanga is Director of Spine ..."

2. The British Mission to Uganda in 1893 by Gerald Herbert Portal (1894)
"CHAPTER IV The Tana route to Uganda—Crossing the malanga river—-Difficulties on the route—The Grand Falls—Along the Tana river to ..."

3. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1902)
"The malanga is said to be "little, if at all, ... Mi malanga. A tropical vegetable. "Young plants of this are stemless, but in age, from the decay of the ..."

4. With Stanley's Rear Column by John Rose Troup (1890)
"Ho, malanga ! " they would shout in stentorian tones. But malanga, or whatever his name chanced to be, would not be forthcoming for some little time; ..."

5. English-Swahili Dictionary by Arthur Cornwallis Madan (1902)
"... (formal) malanga, ... Be in mourning, kaa malanga. Go out of mourning, ... malanga. Mouse, n. (pi. Mice) panya mdogo. ..."

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