Definition of moussaka in English:

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moussaka

Pronunciation: /mo͞oˈsäkə/ /ˌmo͞osäˈkä/

noun

A Greek dish made of ground lamb, eggplant, and tomatoes, with cheese 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.

Origin

From Turkish musakka, based on Arabic.

Words that rhyme with moussaka

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

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: mous·sa·ka

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