Definition of laksa in English:


Syllabification: lak·sa
Pronunciation: /ˈläksə


  • A Malaysian dish of Chinese origin, consisting of rice noodles served in a curry sauce or hot soup.
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    • The old Indonesian and Malaysian name laksa shows that this pasta originated in Persia, not from a Chinese source (as in the case of the modern Indonesian name mie).
    • It reminds us of laksa (egg noodles in a coconut sauce).
    • I sat in a cafe, glowing from my head massage, reading my novel and eating a bowl of curry laksa.



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