[ koh-mahl; Spanish kaw-mahl ]
/ koʊˈmɑl; Spanish kɔˈmɑl /
noun, plural co·mals, Spanish co·ma·les [kaw-mah-les] /kɔˈmɑ lɛs/.
a griddle made from sandstone or earthenware.
- coma aberration,
- coma berenices,
- coma scale,
Origin of comal
1835–45, Americanism; < Mexican Spanish < Nahuatl comālli
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
Examples from the Web for comales
The town—Magdalena de los Comales—is so named from the comales, or earthenware griddles, made there.In Indian Mexico (1908)|Frederick Starr