Tandoor meaning

tän-do͝or'
A cylindrical oven made of clay, heated over charcoal or wood, and used in South Asia and Central Asia for baking bread and roasting meat.
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An oven, originally in India, made of clay and capable of high temperatures, for fast cooking or baking.
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A cylindrical clay oven used, in the cuisine of the Middle East and Indian Subcontinent, to make flat bread, or to cook meat.
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Origin of tandoor

Hindi Urdu tandūr from Persian tanūr, tundūr oven from Middle Persian tanūr from Old Iranian tanūra- Aramaic tannūrā Akkadian tinūru and Sumerian duruna all probably from a substrate source in southwest Asia