noun tan·door \tän-ˈdr\

Definition of TANDOOR

:  a cylindrical clay oven in which food is cooked over charcoal

Origin of TANDOOR

Hindi & Urdu tandūr, tannūr, from Persian tanūr, from Arabic tannūr
First Known Use: 1840


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