Baklava meaning

bäklə-vä, bäklə-vä
A dessert made of paper-thin layers of pastry, chopped nuts, and honey.
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A popular sweet pastry found in many cuisines of the Middle East and the Balkans, made of chopped nuts layered with phyllo pastry.
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A rich Greek and Middle Eastern pastry consisting of sheets of phyllo layered with chopped nuts, butter, and cinnamon, baked, and soaked in a honey or sugar syrup.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
baklava
Plural:
baklavas

Origin of baklava

  • Turkish

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Turkish baklava.

    From Wiktionary