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British Dictionary definitions for tikka

tikka1

adjective
  1. (immediately postpositive) Indian cookery (of meat, esp chicken or lamb) marinated in spices then dry-roasted, usu. in a clay oven

tikka2

tika

noun
  1. another word for tilak
  2. the act of marking a tikka on the forehead

Word Origin

from Hindi tika, Punjabi tikka spot, mark
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