meze

noun me·ze \ me-ˈzā , ˈmā-(ˌ)zā \
Updated on: 9 Nov 2017

Definition of meze

plural mezes also meze
: an appetizer in Greek or Middle Eastern cuisine often served with an aperitif

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Origin and Etymology of meze

Modern Greek & Turkish; Modern Greek mezes, from Turkish meze, from Persian maze taste, snack


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