Simple Definition of moussaka
: a Greek dish of ground meat (such as lamb or beef) and sliced eggplant
Full Definition of moussaka
: a Middle Eastern dish of ground meat (as lamb or beef) and sliced eggplant often topped with a seasoned sauce
Variants of moussaka
Origin of moussaka
Modern Greek mousakas, from Turkish musakka, from dialect Arabic (Egyptian) musaggaʽa, literally, chilled
First Known Use: 1862
Rhymes with moussaka
abaca, Abdullah, Adana, agora, ahimsa, aloha, Antalya, assignat, Astana, Aymara, baccarat, baklava, Bogotá, brouhaha, cervelat, coup d'état, Cumaná, Delacroix, entrechat, feria, guarana, haftarah, haniwa, Heredia, inshallah, Kashiwa, koruna, Kostroma, la-di-da, ma-and-pa, Machida, Malinois, Mardi Gras, Masséna, Modena, Oshawa, pakeha, panama, Panama, Paraná, parashah, pas de trois, persona, pietà, podesta, polenta, polynya, port de bras, reseda, rufiyaa, Shangri-la, tempura, ulema, usquebaugh
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