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tagine or tajine (tæˈʒiːn)
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
[from Moroccan Arabic tažin, from Arabic tājun frying pan]

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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
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