Definition of samosa in English:


Syllabification: sa·mo·sa
Pronunciation: /səˈmōsə


  • A triangular savory pastry fried in ghee or oil, containing spiced vegetables or meat.
    More example sentences
    • The starters we ordered, vegetable pakora and meat samosas, were excellent.
    • My wife, Jayne, enjoyed the mini savoury selection which consisted of crunchy onion bhajis, aloo tikkas, spinach pakoras and vegetable samosas all deep fried and served with two dips.
    • In India, savoury samosas are usually served with a chutney of some sort.


Hindi, from Persian and Urdu.

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