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palacsinta

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Pronunciation: /paləˈtsɪntə
 
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Definition of palacsinta in English:

noun (plural same or palacsintas)

(In Hungarian cuisine) a thin pancake eaten as a dessert, typically with a filling.

Origin

Hungarian, via Romanian plăcintă 'pie, pancake' from Latin placenta 'small flat cake' ( see placenta).

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