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po·len·ta / pōˈlentə/ • n. cornmeal as used in Italian cooking. ∎  a paste or dough made from cornmeal, which is boiled and typically then fried or baked.

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polenta

polenta Traditional Italian porridge made from maize meal, often with cheese added. May be further cooked by baking or frying. Also the Italian word for coarsely ground maize meal; see also hominy.

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polenta

polenta porridge made from barley, chestnut meal, etc. XVI. — It.:- L. polenta pearl barley, rel. to POLLEN.

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