Definition of Masala

1. Noun. Any of many blends of spices used in Indian cuisine, most often containing cardamom, coriander, mace together with pepper, nutmeg, fennel seeds, jeera etc. ¹



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Definition of Masala

1. a blend of spices used in Indian cooking [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Masala

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marybud
marybuds
maryjane
maryjanes
marysole
marzacotto
marzipan
marzipan layer
marzipans
maréchaussée
mas
mas'r
masa
masala (current term)
masala chai
masalas
masaman
masas
masc
mascagnite
mascara
mascaraed
mascaraing
mascaras
mascaron
mascarons
mascarpone

Literary usage of Masala

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1. Control of Tobacco-related Cancers and Other Diseases: Proceedings of an by Prakash C. Gupta, James E. Hamner, P. R. Murti (1992)
"Pan masala with tobacco in a foil pack Pan masala: Pan masala is a commercial preparation containing areca nut, slaked lime, catechu and condiments, ..."

2. The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine (1896)
"masala had prepared himself for a big siege by laying in a stock of food for several months, and to judge from their incessant firing they must have a good ..."

3. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"Delitala, G., masala, A., Alagna, S . Devilla, ... Express (Paris) 27,31 (1977). 5. Delitala, G., Lodico. G., masala, A. ..."

4. Identifying the Food Insecure: The Application of Mixed-Method Approaches in by Kimberly Chung (1997)
"Black masala, however, contains many ingredients such as garlic and expensive oil. Consumption of roti with only red chilies was therefore an indication of ..."

5. Portuguese Nyassaland: An Account of the Discovery, Native Population by William Basil Worsfold, Edward Robert Pearce Edgcumbe (1899)
"They are : the littoral zone, which extends from the coastline westward as far as the point where the masala ..."

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