Definition of smoor in English:

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Pronunciation: /smʊə/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

South African


[mass noun]
A Malay stew typically made with fish.
Example sentences
  • I always make sure that there is enough snoek left over from a braai to make a little pot of smoor snoek.


[with object]
Braise or stew (meat or fish).
Example sentences
  • I tried vegetable curry, and curried yellow split peas, and something mysteriously called smoored brinjals and carrots (which turns out to be a lovely sweet curried eggplant dish).



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