flour or dough made of dried, ground corn, used especially for tortillas.
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How to use masa in a sentence
In its nixtamalized form, it’s most often used to make masa for tortillas.This vegan pozole verde highlights the subtly sweet flavors of corn | Daniela Galarza | May 20, 2021 | Washington Post
Marked by its particularly juicy kernels, its flavor has historically been prized when making masa, the flour used to prepare tortillas.
Any time of the day here is good to try tayoyos, an oval-shaped cake made of masa and stuffed with beans and avocado leaves.
When he signed his contract with masa, he signed away the opportunity to visit the West Bank.No Talk, No Peace: How Israel's Separation Barrier Cuts Off the Conversation | Angela Zimmann | September 25, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
They want to explain to other masa students why, exactly, Naftali Bennett was so bad.Why Don't Young Diaspora Jews Like Naftali Bennett? | Elisheva Goldberg | May 20, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Un ydolo de masa, de una masa que llaman tzoally, la cual se hace de semilla de bledos y maiz amasado con miel.
Beneath the suspended calabashes was placed a small table containing piles of tortillas and calabashes of masa and water.
Two more tutiua were next made, and lastly all the masa and sikil left were mixed together with a few ounces of salt.
The masa was taken from the large to the small shed, where the priest and several male members of the family sat around it.
Giuseppe La masa bound to a stick a white pocket-handkerchief, a red one, and a green ribbon, and waved the three Italian colours.The Revolutionary Movement of 1848-9 in Italy, Austria-Hungary, and Germany | C. Edmund (Charles Edmund) Maurice