moussaka

noun mous·sa·ka \ mü-ˈsä-kə , ˌmü-sä-ˈkä \
variants: or less commonly mousaka

Definition of moussaka

:a Middle Eastern dish of ground meat (such as lamb or beef) and sliced eggplant often topped with a seasoned sauce

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Origin and Etymology of moussaka

Modern Greek mousakas, from Turkish musakka, from dialect Arabic (Egypt) musaggaʽa, literally, chilled


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moussaka

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Definition of moussaka for English Language Learners

  • : a Greek dish of ground meat (such as lamb or beef) and sliced eggplant


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