tagine

World English Dictionary
tagine or tajine (tæˈʒiːn)
 
n
1.  a large, heavy N African cooking pot with a conical lid
2.  a N African stew with vegetables, olives, lemon, garlic and spices, cooked in a tagine
 
[from Moroccan Arabic tažin, from Arabic tājun frying pan]
 
tajine or tajine
 
n
 
[from Moroccan Arabic tažin, from Arabic tājun frying pan]

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Dictionary.com's 21st Century Lexicon
Main Entry:  tagine
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a slow-cooked Moroccan (North African) stew of meat and vegetables with spices; also written tajine
Example:  Please share the recipe for your lamb, pea and artichoke tajine.
Etymology:  by 1898, Arab. "frying pan," for the clay cooking pot with tall conical lid
Usage:  cooking
Dictionary.com's 21st Century Lexicon
Copyright © 2003-2014 Dictionary.com, LLC
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;