Pilaf Definition

pĭ-läf, -lô, -lou, pēläf, -lô, -lou
noun
A dish made of rice or wheat boiled in a seasoned liquid, and usually containing meat or, sometimes, fish.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
pilawpilaupilaff

Other Word Forms of Pilaf

Noun

Singular:
pilaf
Plural:
pilafs

Origin of Pilaf

  • From Turkish pilav, from Persian پلاو (pilāv)

    From Wiktionary

  • Persian pilāw from Turkish pilâv

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

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