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po·len·ta

 (pō-lĕn′tə)
n.
A thick mush made of boiled cornmeal.

[Italian, from Latin, crushed grain, barley meal.]

polenta

(pəʊˈlɛntə)
n
(Cookery) a thick porridge made in Italy, usually from maize
[C16: via Italian from Latin: pearl barley, perhaps from Greek palē pollen]

po•len•ta

(poʊˈlɛn tə)

n.
(esp. in Italian cooking) a thick mush of cornmeal.
[1555–65; < Italian < Latin: hulled and crushed grain, especially barley]
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Noun1.polenta - a thick mush made of cornmeal boiled in stock or water
cornmeal, Indian meal - coarsely ground corn
cornmeal mush, mush - cornmeal boiled in water
Italia, Italian Republic, Italy - a republic in southern Europe on the Italian Peninsula; was the core of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire between the 4th century BC and the 5th century AD
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