Kunefe definition

knäfə
A sweet dish of Middle Eastern origin consisting of a layer of cheese baked between two layers of crispy pastry threads and drizzled with perfumed sugar syrup.
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Origin of kunefe

  • Arabic kunāfa Turkish künefe (Turkish) (from Arabic) from Arabic kanafa to flank, surround, provide with an enclosure knp in Semitic roots

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