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masala

/mɑːˈsɑːlə/
noun
1.
a mixture of spices ground into a paste, used in Indian cookery
adjective
2.
(Hinglish) spicy; dramatic: it was a typical masala film
Word Origin
from Urdu masalah, from Arabic masalih ingredients
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  • Those who take too much of masala are often found to suffer from anaemia, and even from diarrhea.

    A Guide to Health Mahatma Gandhi
Contemporary definitions for masala
interjection

After Marge weaves "Hi Bart" on a loom to try to pique his interest in weaving, he says, "Meh."

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1995, from "The Simpsons" TV show

Word Origin

slang

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