a Greek dish consisting of a small, triangular shell of phyllo that is filled with spiced spinach and feta cheese and baked
Origin of spanakopitaModern Greek from spanaki, spinach + pita, pie
A Greek pie made with layers of phyllo and a filling of seasoned spinach, onions, feta, and sometimes eggs.
Origin of spanakopitaModern Greek spanaki spinach ( from Medieval Greek spanakin, spanakion ) ( ultimately from Persian aspanākh ) pita pie ; see pita1.
Modern Greek ÏƒÏ€Î±Î½Î±ÎºÏŒÏ€Î¹Ï„Î± (spanakÃ³pita), from ÏƒÏ€Î±Î½Î¬ÎºÎ¹ (spanÃ¡ki, “spinach") + Ï€Î¯Ï„Î± (pÃta, “pie").