pilaf

[ pi-lahf, pee-lahf ]SEE DEFINITION OF pilaf
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PILAF

Osman and his mother ate the pilaf with their fingers, from the same dish.

This was for their pilaf, the distribution of which was a complete scramble.

When there is soup or soup stock on hand it can be well used in the pilaf.

Kevork brought some sheep-tail grease in a bit of paper and I held my nose while I melted it and poured it into the pilaf.

Pilaf, a dish very common in the Orient and well known in the United States, is of this character and easily made.

So he did not take long to make up his mind, but sat down and consumed the pilaf to the very last morsel.

But he did not want the bastinado again, and the pilaf pleasantly tickled his nostrils.

WORD ORIGIN

oriental dish of rice boiled with meat, 1610s, from Turkish pilav, from Persian pilaw. Spelling influenced by Modern Greek pilafi, from the Turkish word.

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nounperennial aquatic grass
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