variants or tajine
plural -s
: a slow-simmered stew of northwestern Africa traditionally cooked in a covered earthenware pot
also : the pot in which tagine is cooked

Word History


dialect Arabic (Maghreb) ṭažin, from Arabic ṭājin frying pan, shallow earthenware pot, from Middle Greek tagēnon pan, from Greek

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“Tagine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tagine. Accessed 2 Oct. 2023.

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