masala


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ma·sa·la

 (mä-sä′lä)
n.
Any of various mixtures of spices that are used in South Asian cuisine.

[Hindi and Urdu maṣāliḥ, masālā, ingredients, mixture of spices, from Persian masāleḥ, from Arabic maṣāliḥ, pl. of maṣlaha, benefit, from ṣalaḥa, to be good; see ṣlḥ in Semitic roots.]

masala

(mɑːˈsɑːlə)
n
(Cookery) a mixture of spices ground into a paste, used in Indian cookery
adj
Hinglish spicy; dramatic: it was a typical masala film.
[from Urdu masalah, from Arabic masalih ingredients]
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