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tzatziki Syllabification: tza·tzi·ki
Pronunciation: /tsäˈtsēkē/
(also tzatziki sauce)

Definition of tzatziki in English:

noun

A sauce of Greek origin, made from yogurt, garlic, and cucumbers.
Example sentences
  • The scientists from Glasgow University were astounded at how quickly tzatziki, souvlaki and Greek salads were replaced with burgers, fish suppers and Scotch pies.
  • Hummus, taramasalata, tzatziki, moussaka, souvlaki - all the greatest hits are present and correct in Aberdeen's only Greek restaurant.
  • Calamari was deep-fried and served with tzatziki (a yogurt, garlic and cucumber sauce).

Origin

Mid 20th century: modern Greek, from Turkish cacık.

Words that rhyme with tzatziki

beaky, cheeky, cliquey, cock-a-leekie, creaky, freaky, Geikie, Kon-Tiki, Leakey, leaky, peaky, reeky, sleeky, sneaky, squeaky, streaky, Thessaloníki, tiki

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