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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A light unleavened wheat bread of Pakistan and northern India, usually fried in deep fat.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A type of unleavened bread from Indian and Pakistan.

Etymologies

Hindi pūrī, from Sanskrit pūraḥ, cake.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Hindi  (poori). Compare Georgian პური (puri). (Wiktionary)

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