khachapuri

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English[edit]

Adjaran khachapuri, filled with cheese and topped with a raw egg

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Georgian ხაჭაპური (xač̣aṗuri), possibly from ხაჭო (xač̣o, curds) or ხაჭა (xač̣a, name of the Georgian baker who invented the dish) + პური (ṗuri, bread) (from Old Georgian [Term?], from Ancient Greek πυρός (purós, wheat), from Proto-Indo-European *puHr- (wheat)).

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khachapuri (plural khachapuris)

  1. A cheese pastry from the Eastern European country Georgia.

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