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tikka1

/ˈtiːkə/
adjective
1.
(immediately postpositive) (Indian cookery) (of meat, esp chicken or lamb) marinated in spices then dry-roasted, usu. in a clay oven

tikka2

/ˈtiːkə/
noun
1.
another word for tilak
2.
the act of marking a tikka on the forehead
Word Origin
from Hindi tika, Punjabi tikka spot, mark
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noun

an Indian dish of small pieces of meat and vegetables marinated in a spicy sauce and cooked on a skewer

Word Origin

1955; Punjabi tikka small piece of meat

Usage Note

tikka, adj

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