Lamejun definition

lämĕ-jo͝on
A flat pie typically made of unleavened dough topped with ground lamb or beef, garlic, spices, and other ingredients, and baked.
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Origin of lamejun

  • Armenian lahmaǰun, lahmač̣un Turkish lahmacun ultimately from Arabic laḥm bi-‘ajīn Arabic laḥm meat lḥm in Semitic roots Arabic bi- with b in Semitic roots Arabic “ajīn dough (from ‘ajina to knead ʕgn in Semitic roots)

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