Etymology
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baklava (n.)

flaky pastry dessert made with honey and nuts, usually cut in lozenge shapes, 1650s, from Turkish.

updated on March 20, 2017

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Definitions of baklava from WordNet

baklava (n.)
rich Middle Eastern cake made of thin layers of flaky pastry filled with nuts and honey;
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