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English definition of “polenta”

polenta

noun [U]     /pəˈlen.tə/ US  /poʊˈlen.t̬ə/
a yellow food made from maize flour: grilled polentaFlour and yeastPancakes and batter flour made from maize, used in Italian cookingFlour and yeast
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