Definition of pilaf
: a dish made of seasoned rice and often meat
Examples of pilaf in a Sentence
a serving of rice pilaf
Recent Examples of pilaf from the Web
Lamb anchors a messy plov (rice pilaf) alongside a whole bulb of garlic.
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Origin and Etymology of pilaf
Turkish & Persian; Turkish pilav, from Persian pilāv
First Known Use: 1609See Words from the same year
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Definition of pilaf for English Language Learners
: a dish that is made of seasoned rice and vegetables and often meat
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