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A dish of the Middle East and South Asia consisting of ground meat that is mixed with onions and spices, shaped into balls or cylinders, and cooked.

[Turkish köfte, Arabic kufta, and Hindi and Urdu koftā, all from Persian kōfta (modern Iranian Persian kūfte), from past participle of kōftan, to pound, bray.]