pilaf

[ pi-lahf, pee-lahf ]
/ pɪˈlɑf, ˈpi lɑf /

noun

a Middle Eastern dish consisting of sautéed, seasoned rice steamed in bouillon, sometimes with poultry, meat or shellfish.
rice cooked in a meat or poultry broth.

RELATED WORDS

Also pi·laff, pilau, pilaw.

Origin of pilaf

1925–30; < Turkish pilâv < Persian pilāw
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