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tandoor

[ tahn-door ]
/ tɑnˈdʊər /
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noun, plural tan·doors, tan·door·i [tahn-door-ee]. /tɑnˈdʊər i/. Indian Cooking.
a cylindrical clay oven, fired to a high heat by wood or charcoal, in which foods, especially meats, are cooked and bread is baked.
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Origin of tandoor

1655–65; <Hindi, Urdu tandūr<Persian tanūr
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