pilaf

pilaf (n.) oriental dish of rice boiled with meat, 1610s, from Turk. pilav, from Pers. pilaw. Spelling influenced by Mod.Gk. pilafi, from the Turkish word.

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  • pilaf — [ pilaf ] n. m. • 1833; pilau 1654; mot turc, du persan pilaou ♦ Riz au gras, servi fortement épicé, avec des morceaux de mouton, de volaille, de poisson, ou des coquillages. Par appos. Riz pilaf et riz créole. ● pilaf ou pilaw nom masculin (turc …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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  • pilaf — PILÁF, pilafuri, s.n. Mâncare de orez (sau arpacaş), gătită de obicei cu carne (de pasăre) sau cu legume, ciuperci etc. ♢ expr. (fam.) A face (pe cineva) pilaf = a) a bate (pe cineva) foarte tare; a nimici; b) a uimi peste măsură, a ului. – Din… …   Dicționar Român

  • pilaf — UK [ˈpiːlæf] / UK [ˈpɪlæf] / US [pɪˈlɑf] or pilaff UK / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms pilaf : singular pilaf plural pilafs a Middle Eastern or Indian food consisting mainly of rice mixed with meat or vegetables …   English dictionary

  • Pilaf — Pilaf, s. Pilaw …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Pilaf — Pilaf, orient. Gericht, s.v.w. Pilau (s.d.) …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • pilaf — (also pilaff, pilau , pulao) ► NOUN ▪ a Middle Eastern or Indian dish of spiced rice or wheat and often meat and vegetables. ORIGIN Turkish …   English terms dictionary

  • pilaf — or pilaff [pē′läf΄, pi läf′] n. [Pers pilāv] a dish made of rice or wheat boiled in a seasoned liquid, and usually containing meat or, sometimes, fish …   English World dictionary

  • Pilaf — Bengali Pulao, a popular dish in Indian cuisine. Pilaf (for an extended list of local names, see Other names) is a dish in which rice is cooked in a seasoned broth (zirvak).[1] In some cases, the rice may also attain its brown color by being… …   Wikipedia

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