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malanga

[muh-lang-guh] /məˈlæŋ gə/
noun
1.
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.
Also called West Indian kale.
Origin
< American Spanish
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  • However this painting was a forgery, created by gerard malanga who was in need of money.

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