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dolma

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noun, dol·ma \ˌdōl-ˈmä, ˈdȯl-mə, ˈdäl-\

Definition of dolma

plural dolmas or dolmades play \dōl-ˈmä-(ˌ)thēz, dȯl-, däl-\

  1. :  a stuffed grape leaf or vegetable shell



Origin of dolma

Turkish, literally, something stuffed


First Known Use: circa 1889


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