[ tahn-door-ee ]
/ tɑnˈdʊər i /
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baked or cooked in a tandoor: tandoori chicken.
a plural of tandoor.
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Origin of tandoori
1965–70; from Hindi tandūrī, adjective derivative of tandūr tandoor
Words nearby tandoori
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How to use tandoori in a sentence
He describes it as a “tandoori comedy”—a culmination of Indian flavors with American comedy.
British Dictionary definitions for tandoori
/ (tænˈdʊərɪ) /
- an Indian method of cooking meat or vegetables on a spit in a clay oven
- (as modifier)tandoori chicken
Word Origin for tandoori
from Urdu, from tandoor an oven
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