Definition of Pilaw

1. Noun. Rice cooked in well-seasoned broth with onions or celery and usually poultry or game or shellfish and sometimes tomatoes.

Exact synonyms: Pilaf, Pilaff, Pilau
Generic synonyms: Dish
Specialized synonyms: Bulgur Pilaf



Definition of Pilaw

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of pilaf) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pilaw

1. pilaf [n -S] - See also: pilaf

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pilaw

pila
pilaf
pilaff
pilaffs
pilafs
pilar
pilar cyst
pilar tumour of scalp
pilary
pilaster
pilastered
pilasters
pilastre
pilau
pilaus
pilaw (current term)
pilaws
pilch
pilchard
pilchards
pilcher
pilchers
pilches
pilcorn
pilcorns
pilcrow
pilcrows
pile
pile-up
pile-ups

Literary usage of Pilaw

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1. The Lives of the Right Hon. Francis North, Baron Guilford, Lord Keeper of by Roger North (1826)
"Those being delivered, they all retired to the place appointed, and there stuffed their bellies with pilaw and precious cold water. ..."

2. Glossary of Terms and Phrases by Henry Percy Smith (1883)
"[Turk, pilaw.] A Turkish dish of boiled rice and mutton fat. Pillory. [Fr. pilori, perhaps from pilier, a pillar.] Л wooden instrument which exhibited the ..."

3. Letters from the Caucasus and Georgia: To which are Added, the Account of a by Wilhelm von Freygang (1823)
"... then appeared at least six different kinds of pilaw, the favourite dish of Asiatics, and the only one in my opinion which is eatable. ..."

4. The Lady's Own Cookery Book, and New Dinner-table Directory: In which Will by Charlotte Campbell Bury (1844)
"pilaw, an Indian dish. Take six or eight ribs of a neck of mutton ; separate and take off all the skin and fat, and put them into a stewpan with twelve ..."

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