nounpl. poo·ris also pu·ris
A light unleavened wheat bread of South Asia, usually fried in deep fat.
Origin of pooriHindi p&umacron;r&imacron;, from Sanskrit p&umacron;ra&hlowdot;, cake; see pel&schwa;-1 in Indo-European roots.
(usually uncountable, plural pooris)
- A type of unleavened bread from Indian and Pakistan.
Hindi à¤ªà¥‚à¤°à¥€ (pÅ«rÄ«, “pancake"). Compare Georgian áƒžáƒ£áƒ áƒ˜ (puri).