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ma·lan·ga

(mə-läng′gə)
n. pl. ma·lan·gas
1. Any of several plants of the South American genus Xanthosoma, having large sagittate leaves and starchy edible corms.
2. The corm of any of these plants. In both senses also called cocoyam.

[Latin American Spanish, malanga (especially in Cuban Spanish), taro, from Kongo malánga, taro.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.malanga - tropical American aroid having edible tubers that are cooked and eaten like yams or potatoesmalanga - tropical American aroid having edible tubers that are cooked and eaten like yams or potatoes
aroid, arum - any plant of the family Araceae; have small flowers massed on a spadix surrounded by a large spathe
genus Xanthosoma, Xanthosoma - tropical American tuberous perennials
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A Lawyer has sued national carrier Kenya Airways (KQ) over what he says is negligence following his mistreatment and detention at Kilimanjaro International Airport in Tanzania over his return flight ticket.Mr Peter Kiprotich Bore, an advocate with Bore, Malanga and Company Advocates in Nakuru, has filed a suit before the Milimani Commercial Court in Nairobi, seeking compensation for damages over his alleged mistreatment and inconveniences after his return flight was aborted while in Tanzania.
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They were: Imran Ullah, Munir alias Malanga, Furqan, Suleman, Mohammad Afzal, Qasim, Arshad, Adil Mehboob, Mumtaz, Akbar, Ehsan, Mohsin Raza, Munir Ahmad, Qaiser Abbas, Faisal Imran, Mubashir, Mohammad Qazi and others.
They were: Imran Ullah, Munir alias Malanga, Furqan, Suleman, Muhammad Afzal, Qasim, Arshad, Adil Mehboob, Mumtaz, Akbar, Ehsan, Mohsin Raza, Munir Ahmad, Qaiser Abbas, Faisal Imran, Mubashir, Muhammad Qazi and others.
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According to report lodged with the Kaleke police by Muhammad Ramzan, son of Khushi Muhammad of Mohallah Akbari Kaleke Mandi, his daughter Saba Rani was married to Muhammad Tanveer, son of Muhammad Khan alias Malanga in Channi Churaira about two months ago.
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In his foundational essay "Los factores humanos de la cubanidad" (The human factors of Cubanness), Cuban anthropologist Fernando Ortiz wrote what has become one of the most succinct and oft-quoted definitions of Cuban culture: "Cuba," Ortiz wrote, "is an ajiaco',' that is, a hearty stew (think goulash) whose principal ingredients, among others, consist of pork, beef, sometimes chicken, plantains, yuca, malanga (taro), sweet potato, corn, garlic, onion, tomato, and aji, the sweet perennial pepper from which this most Cuban of dishes derives its name.