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tandoori

[ tahn-door-ee ]
/ tɑnˈdʊər i /
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adjective
baked or cooked in a tandoor: tandoori chicken.
noun
a plural of tandoor.
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Origin of tandoori

1965–70; from Hindi tandūrī, adjective derivative of tandūr tandoor
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British Dictionary definitions for tandoori

tandoori
/ (tænˈdʊərɪ) /

noun
  1. an Indian method of cooking meat or vegetables on a spit in a clay oven
  2. (as modifier)tandoori chicken

Word Origin for tandoori

from Urdu, from tandoor an oven
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