Definition of moussaka in English:

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Pronunciation: /muːˈsɑːkə/
(also mousaka)


[mass noun]
A Greek dish made of minced lamb, aubergines, and tomatoes, with cheese sauce on top.
Example sentences
  • Hummus, taramasalata, tzatziki, moussaka, souvlaki - all the greatest hits are present and correct in Aberdeen's only Greek restaurant.
  • Greeks create such masterpieces as moussaka, a layered dish of eggplant, meat, cheese, and bread crumbs sometimes served with a white sauce.
  • The major triumphs of the canteen school were the discoveries of moussaka and lasagne, which serve their art perfectly, but the Sistine Chefs have had to try a bit harder.


From Turkish musakka, based on Arabic.

Words that rhyme with moussaka

barker, haka, Kabaka, Lusaka, marker, nosy parker, Oaxaca, Osaka, parka, Shaka, Zarqa

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