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Definition of "pilaf" [pilaf]

  • A steamed rice dish often with meat, shellfish, or vegetables in a seasoned broth. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "pilaf" in a sentence
  • "This pilaf is a meal in itself ... and here's to getting our 5 veggies a day!"
  • "Andaliman, I agree, any kind of pilaf is good, as is just about anything you make with leeks."
  • "Can you imagine that shrimp and curry pilaf is a traditional dish of Ithaca?"