tandoori

adjective
tan·​doori | \ tän-ˈdu̇r-ē How to pronounce tandoori (audio) \

Definition of tandoori

: cooked in a tandoor tandoori chicken

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tandoori noun

First Known Use of tandoori

1958, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tandoori

Hindi & Urdu tandurī, from tandūr

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“Tandoori.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tandoori. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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tandoori

adjective
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English Language Learners Definition of tandoori

: of or relating to an Indian method of cooking meat over charcoal in a clay oven

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