Origin of dolma; from Modern Greek ; from Turk, something filled or stuffed
nounpl. dol·mas or dol·ma·des
Origin of dolmaTurkish dolma and Modern Greek dolmás, dolmád- (Modern Greek, from Turkish), from verbal noun of Turkish dolmak, to fill, be full, from Old Turkic t&omacron;l-, from passive of t&omacron;-, to close, block.
From Turkish dolma from dolmak (“to get full, be filled”). Thus, the word literally means “stuffed thing”.