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kor·maor qor·ma (kôr′mə)
A dish of South Asian origin in which meat or vegetables are braised or simmered in a rich, highly seasoned sauce thickened with ground nuts, yogurt or cream, and sometimes coconut.
[Hindi and Urdu qormā, of Turkic origin; akin to Turkish kavurma, braised meat, from kavurmak, to roast, sear, from Old Turkic kağur-.]
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(Cookery) any of a variety of Indian dishes consisting of meat or vegetables braised with water, stock, yogurt, or cream
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