Definition of bobotie
: a dish of minced meat with curry and condiments especially popular in southern Africa
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Origin and Etymology of bobotie
borrowed from Afrikaans boebooti, boboti, borrowed from Javanese Malay bobotok, bebotok, plural of botok “spiced, shredded coconut wrapped in banana leaves with fish or other ingredients and steamed,” borrowed from Javanese boṭoʔ (spelled bothok)
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