tzatziki


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tza·tzi·ki

 (tsä-tsē′kē)
n.
A mixture of yogurt, chopped cucumber, and seasonings, used as a sauce or a dip in Greek cuisine.

[Modern Greek tzatzíki, from Turkish cacık, dish made from yoghurt and various herbs and vegetables; probably akin to Persian žāž, any of various edible plants.]

tzatziki

(tsætˈsɪkɪ)
n
(Cookery) a Greek dip made from yogurt, chopped cucumber, and mint
[C20: from Modern Greek]
Translations
tzatziki

tzatziki

n (Cook) → Tsatsiki nt or m, → Zaziki nt or m
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