Meze definition

mezā
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(turkish) Any of various small appetizers typically served with an aperitif in Greek and Middle Eastern cuisine.
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(in the plural) Small portions of starters typical of Turkish and Greek cuisine (equivalent to Spanish tapas or Hawaiian pu pu) often served as a light meal with pitta bread.
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Noun

Singular:
meze
Plural:
mezes

Origin of meze

  • From Greek μεζές (mezés), from Ottoman Turkish [script?] (meze) (Turkish meze), from Persian مزه (maze, “taste, snack").

    From Wiktionary