What does baklava mean?

baklava meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1650s, from Turkish.

baklava meaning in Cooking Dictionary

Greek pastry made in layers with thin leaves of phyllo dough, honey, sugar and chopped nuts.

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  • [Middle Eastern- Greek] a really sweet dessert made from levels of flaky pastry full of a combination of ground nuts (often pistachios) and sugar. The pastry is sliced, cooked, and brushed with a honey syrup flavored with lemon or rose water.

baklava meaning in General Dictionary

wealthy center Eastern dessert manufactured from thin levels of flaky pastry filled with nuts and honey

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