Definitions

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  • noun A light unleavened wheat bread of South Asia, usually fried in deep fat.

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

Etymologies

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[Hindi pūrī, from Sanskrit pūraḥ, cake; see pelə- in Indo-European roots.]

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Hindi  (poori). Compare Georgian პური (puri).

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  • a.k.a. puri.

    January 30, 2010