lahmacun

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lah·ma·cun

or lah·ma·jun or la·me·jun  (lä′mə-jo͞on′)
n.
A flat pie typically made of unleavened dough topped with ground lamb or beef, garlic, spices, and other ingredients, and baked.

[Turkish lahmacun and Armenian lahmaǰun, both ultimately from Arabic laḥm bi-'ajīn : Arabic laḥm, meat; see lḥm in Semitic roots + Arabic bi-, with; see b in Semitic roots + Arabic 'ajīn, dough (from 'ajina, to knead; see ʕgn in Semitic roots).]
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