spanakopita

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noun spa·na·ko·pi·ta \ˌspä-nə-ˈkō-pē-tə, -pi-tə\
variants: or less commonly

spanokopita

Definition of spanakopita

  1. :  a traditional Greek pie of spinach, feta cheese, and seasonings baked in phyllo

Origin and Etymology of spanakopita

Modern Greek spanakopēta, from spanaki spinach + pēta, pita pie


First Known Use: 1944


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