/ (ˈlæksa) /
(in Malaysia) a dish of Chinese origin consisting of rice noodles served in curry or hot soup
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Word Origin for laksa
from Malay: ten thousand
Words nearby laksa
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Example sentences from the Web for laksa
Tens of thousands (laksa) are the highest class of numbers the Malay language has a name for.The History of Sumatra|William Marsden