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loukoumades pl (plural only)
- Pastries made of deep-fried dough soaked in sugar syrup or honey and cinnamon, and sometimes sprinkled with sesame. (used especially of the Greek version of these pastries)
2009 April 12, Kris Ensminger, “Lamb Aplenty”, in New York Times:
- A $28 traditional Greek dinner, available after 5 p.m. next Sunday, will feature magiritsa, Greek salad, rotisserie- or oven-roasted lamb and loukoumades — Greek-style doughnuts.
- The singular, loukoumas, is uncommon.
- lokma (used especially of the Turkish variant of this pastry)
lokma — see lokma