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[kal-uh-loo, kal-uh-loo] /ˌkæl əˈlu, ˈkæl əˌlu/
noun, Southern Cookery.
a thick soup of crabmeat, greens, and various seasonings.
Origin of callaloo
Jamaican English
1695-1700; compare Jamaican English calalu any of a variety of greens used as an ingredient in soup < American Spanish calalú, Portuguese carurú, said to be < Tupi caárurú thick leaf Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • In order to maintain product quality, callaloo should be put in the shade and kept as cool as possible.
  • Local specialties include callaloo soup and rotis, which are pastry turnovers stuffed with curried meat or seafood.
  • They'll definitely be working on callaloo soup, made with local herbs and blended to a creamy smoothness.
  • Also determined were the cholesterol level of brown stewed chicken and the carotenoid content of steamed callaloo.

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