Definition of tzatziki in English:


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


A sauce of Greek origin, made from yogurt, garlic, and cucumbers.
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  • The scientists from Glasgow University were astounded at how quickly tzatziki, souvlaki and Greek salads were replaced with burgers, fish suppers and Scotch pies.
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  • Calamari was deep-fried and served with tzatziki (a yogurt, garlic and cucumber sauce).


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

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