- a thick, fleshy-leaved South American plant, Xanthosoma atrovirens, of the arum family, having leaves up to 3 feet (90 cm) long and nearly 2 feet (60 cm) wide.
Origin of malanga
From American Spanish
Also called West Indian kale.
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When people form a party and go from village to village, junketing and gossiping, they are said to go on a malanga.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 17 (of 25)
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