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naan

[nahn] /nɑn/
noun
1.
a leavened, often tear-shaped flatbread of India, baked in a tandoor.
Also, nan.
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  • The tandoori specialties and naan are standouts, as are the little steamed dumplings called momos.
  • naan, however, is baked in a tandoor or clay oven and is rarely prepared at home.
British Dictionary definitions for naan

naan

/nɑːn/
noun
1.
another name for nan bread

nan bread

/nɑːn/
noun
1.
(in Indian cookery) a slightly leavened bread in a large flat leaf shape
Word Origin
from Hindi
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