poo·​ri | \ ˈpürē\
plural poori or pooris

Definition of poori

: an Indian whole wheat bread formed in flat rounds of dough that puff up when deep fried

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First Known Use of poori

1917, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for poori

Hindi + Urdu pūrī, from Sanskrit pūra cake

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