Dictionary.com

shakshuka

or shak·shou·ka

[ shak-shoo-kuh ]
/ ʃækˈʃu kə /
Save This Word!

noun

a dish of North African origin consisting of eggs poached or baked in a spicy tomato sauce with bell peppers and onion.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON PARENTHESES AND BRACKETS APLENTY!

Set some time apart to test your bracket symbol knowledge, and see if you can keep your parentheses, squares, curlies, and angles all straight!
Question 1 of 7
Let’s start with some etymology: What are the origins of the typographical word “bracket”?

Origin of shakshuka

First recorded in 1925–30; partly from Modern Hebrew and partly from North African dialectal Arabic shakshūka “mixture”
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Example sentences from the Web for shakshuka

Book Your Online Tutor Now