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

Usage examples (26)
  • Puláo ( "pilaff") of rice and meat, sheep or goat, the only provisions that poor Midian can afford, accompanied by onions and garlic, which are eaten like apples, washed...
  • The supper at the very best will consist of hot millet or barley cakes, and the savory pilaff of minced mutton and millet or rice.
  • The ceremony was concluded by shouts of welcome, and a huge meal of pilaff (rice and mutton upon a great tray of tinned copper) and leban,
  • Sig Other muttered about the post and pointed out that when I asked for pilaff one xmas, he made it likewise when I wanted roulade, he made that. for more
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