tan·​doori tän-ˈdu̇r-ē How to pronounce tandoori (audio)
: cooked in a tandoor
tandoori chicken
tandoori noun

Word History


Hindi & Urdu tandurī, from tandūr

First Known Use

1958, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tandoori was in 1958

Dictionary Entries Near tandoori

Cite this Entry

“Tandoori.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tandoori. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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