from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A dessert made of paper-thin layers of pastry, chopped nuts, and honey.
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- n. A popular sweet pastry found in many cuisines of the Middle East and the Balkans, made of chopped nuts layered with phyllo pastry.
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- n. rich Middle Eastern cake made of thin layers of flaky pastry filled with nuts and honey
Turkish.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Turkish baklava. (Wiktionary)