[koh-mahl; Spanish kaw-mahl]
- a griddle made from sandstone or earthenware.
Origin of comal
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)