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[koh-mahl; Spanish kaw-mahl]
noun, plural co·mals, Spanish co·ma·les [kaw-mah-les] /kɔˈmɑ lɛs/.
  1. a griddle made from sandstone or earthenware.
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Origin of comal

1835–45, Americanism; < Mexican Spanish < Nahuatl comālli
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Historical Examples of comales

  • The town—Magdalena de los Comales—is so named from the comales, or earthenware griddles, made there.

    In Indian Mexico (1908)

    Frederick Starr