Definitions

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  • n. A Turkish dish made from yoghurt, salt, olive oil, crushed garlic, chopped cucumber, dill, mint, and vinegar, diluted with water

Etymologies

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From Turkish cacık.

Examples

  • Platters of dips joined the bread on the table - hummus, babaganouge, taramasalata, cacik yogurt with cucumber, mint, garlic and olive oil and other delicious combinations.

    What I cooked last night.

  • I really love the doner kabob at my local Turkish restaurant, and the cacik is awesome, pronounced "jawjeek" phonetically.

    Serious Eats

Comments

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  • “I really love the doner kabob at my local Turkish restaurant, and the cacik is awesome, pronounced "jawjeek" phonetically.” --from the examples.

    I'll go with the cacik. Or tzatziki, if it's available.

    February 11, 2013