Definition of sev in English:

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sev

Pronunciation: /sāv/ Pronunciation: /sev/

noun

An Indian snack consisting of long, thin strands of gram flour, deep-fried and spiced.
Example sentences
  • The practised hand fills a huge puri with generous films of tamarind chutney, curd, pakoda, chana masala, steamed green gram, a dash of black salt, jeera powder, red chilli powder, chaat masala, some sev and coriander leaves.
  • The spicy bhel puri with generous fillings of onions, tomatoes and sev is a great hit.
  • On auspicious days, such as today, they make sweet vermicelli, known as sev.

Origin

Hindi.

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Syllabification: sev

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