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  • n. a dish of Arab origin consisting of a round, thin piece of dough topped with minced meat (most commonly beef and lamb)

Etymologies

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From Turkish lahmacun, from Arabic لحم عجين (laḥm ʿajīn, "meat and dough"), from لحم (laḥm, "meat") + عجين (ʿajīn, "dough").

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