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noun, plural sa·mo·sas, sa·mo·sa.
an Indian fried turnover filled with minced meat or vegetables and spices: potato samosas.
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Origin of samosa

First recorded in 1930–35; from Hindi samosā, from Persian

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British Dictionary definitions for samosa

samosa
/ (səˈməʊsə) /

noun plural -sas or -sa
(in Indian cookery) a small triangular pastry case containing spiced vegetables or meat and served fried

Word Origin for samosa

C20: from Hindi
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