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halavah

[hah-luh-vah] /ˌhɑ ləˈvɑ/
noun
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halvah

/ˈhælvɑː/
noun
1.
an Eastern Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, or Indian sweetmeat made of honey and containing sesame seeds, nuts, rose water, saffron, etc
Word Origin
from Yiddish halva, from Romanian, from Turkish helve, from Arabic halwā sweetmeat
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