tikka

World English Dictionary
tikka1 (ˈtiːkə)
 
adj
(immediately postpositive) Indian cookery (of meat, esp chicken or lamb) marinated in spices then dry-roasted, usu. in a clay oven

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World English Dictionary
tikka or tika2 (ˈtiːkə)
 
n
1.  another word for tilak
2.  the act of marking a tikka on the forehead
 
[from Hindi tika, Punjabi tikka spot, mark]
 
tika or tika2
 
n
 
[from Hindi tika, Punjabi tikka spot, mark]

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Main Entry:  tikka
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  an Indian dish of small pieces of meat and vegetables marinated in a spicy sauce and cooked on a skewer
Etymology:  1955; Punjabi tikka small piece of meat
Usage:  tikka, adj
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