jambalaya


jambalaya

noun

  1. a dish of Creole origin, consisting of rice cooked with ham, sausage, chicken, or shellfish, herbs, spices, and vegetables, especially tomatoes, onions, and peppers.

noun

  1. a Creole dish made of shrimps, ham, rice, onions, etc
n.

1872, from Louisiana French, from Provençal jambalaia “stew of rice and fowl.”

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