callaloo

[ kal-uh-loo, kal-uh-loo ]
/ ˌkæl əˈlu, ˈkæl əˌlu /

noun Southern Cooking.

a thick soup of crabmeat, greens, and various seasonings.

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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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