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baklava or baclava (ˈbɑːkləˌvɑː Pronunciation for )

Definitions

noun

  1. a rich cake of Middle Eastern origin consisting of thin layers of pastry filled with nuts and honey

Word Origin

from Turkish

Example Sentences Including 'baklava'

After all, what kind of a party would it be without a little souvlaki and mom's home-made baklava ?
Edmonton Sun (2003)
Here you can get absolutely everything from olives, cheeses, meats and bread, to kebabs, baklava and houmous sandwiches.
Wood, Katie Cheap Eats Guide to Europe 1994
The bonus is a chance to choose where to indulge in strong anda delicious, honey-dripping slice of baklava or more hearty Greek cuisine.
Misc (1995)

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