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  • n. A confection usually made from crushed sesame seeds and honey. It is a traditional dessert in India, the Mediterranean, the Balkans, and the Middle East.

Etymologies

From Hebrew חלבה (halvá), from Romanian, from Turkish helva, from Arabic حلوى (ḥalwā). (Wiktionary)

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