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Polenta | DPolice-dog

[poh-len-tuh] /poʊˈlɛn tə/

(especially in Italian cooking) a thick mush of cornmeal.
a thick porridge made in Italy, usually from maize

Old English polente, from Latin pollenta, polenta, literally “peeled barley,” related to pollen “fine flour,” from Proto-Indo-European *pel- (1) “flour; dust” (see pollen). Later reborrowed from Italian polenta, from the Latin word.


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