Definition of moussaka in English:


Line breaks: mous|saka
Pronunciation: /muːˈsɑːkə
, ˌmuːsəˈkɑː
(also mousaka)


[mass noun]
  • A Greek dish made of minced lamb, aubergines, and tomatoes, with cheese sauce on top.
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    • 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.

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