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saag

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Pronunciation: /sɑːɡ
 
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(also sag)

Definition of saag in English:

noun

Indian
Spinach or another leafy vegetable.
Example sentences
  • At that moment, the string bed in the open courtyard of his village home, surrounded by loved ones and a pot of saag cooking on the family hearth, seems incredibly inviting.
  • In fact, at one point I found myself sampling a vindaloo simmering sauce with saag, washed it down with an organic espresso from Brazil and followed that with Swiss Emmental fondue and French chocolate!
  • So while Travis Bickle might have gone in search of coffee and pie on his break, his real-world equivalent is more likely to want a plate of saag and a decent cup of chai.

Origin

from Hindi sāg.

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