Help Wordnik hunt for a million missing words by backing our Kickstarter!


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A food that has been ground or crushed into a thick liquid
  • v. To crush or grind food into a puree.
  • n. A type of unleavened bread from India and Pakistan.


From French purer ("to make pure"), from Latin purus ("unsullied"). (Wiktionary)
From Hindi पूरी (pūrī), a kind of pancake. (Wiktionary)



Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.