mulligatawny


mul·li·ga·taw·ny

noun \ˌmə-li-gə-ˈt-nē, -ˈtä-\

Definition of MULLIGATAWNY

:  a rich soup usually of chicken stock seasoned with curry

Origin of MULLIGATAWNY

Tamil miḷakutaṇṇi, from miḷaku pepper + taṇṇi water
First Known Use: 1784

Other Food Terms

Reuben, calamari, chuck, curry, edamame, foie gras, hummus, leaven, nonpareil, peel

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