Kofte meaning

kŏftə
A dish of the Middle East and South Asia consisting of ground meat that is mixed with onions and spices, shaped into balls or cylinders, and cooked.
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Origin of kofte

  • Turkish köfte Arabic kufta and Hindi and Urdu koftā all from Persian kōfta (modern Iranian Persian kūfte) from passive participle of kōftan to pound, bray

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