cezve

noun

a small metal pot, usually of copper, with a long metal handle, used for preparing Turkish, Arabic, or Greek style coffeeArabic name: ibrik Greek name: briki

Nearby words

  1. ceylon cinnamon,
  2. ceylon gooseberry,
  3. ceylon moss,
  4. ceylonese,
  5. ceyx,
  6. cf,
  7. cf.,
  8. cfa,
  9. cfa franc,
  10. cfb

Word Origin for cezve

from Arabic jazwa (t) burning log, which was used to heat the pot

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