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comal

[koh-mahl; Spanish kaw-mahl] /koʊˈmɑl; Spanish kɔˈmɑl/
noun, plural comals Spanish, comales
[kaw-mah-les] /kɔˈmɑ lɛs/ (Show IPA)
1.
a griddle made from sandstone or earthenware.
Origin of comal
1835-1845
1835-45, Americanism; < Mexican Spanish < Nahuatl comālli
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  • The town—Magdalena de los comales—is so named from the comales, or earthenware griddles, made there.

    In Indian Mexico (1908) Frederick Starr

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