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Definitions of "Ital" (Slang)

1. Ital (Adjective)


Rastafarian slang used to describe food that is in its natural state; does that contain any artificial elements. This term is also used to describe food that is cooked with very little or no salt.

Example Sentences

Patois: Bredrin, mi nuh waah nuh ital callaloo
English: Brethren, I don’t want any calalloo without salt on it

Related Words

Babylon , Ball head , Blessed , Bobo dread ,

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