callaloo

[kal-uh-loo, kal-uh-loo]

Origin of callaloo

1695–1700; compare Jamaican English calalu any of a variety of greens used as an ingredient in soup < American Spanish calalú, Portuguese carurú, said to be < Tupi caárurú thick leaf
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