qatayef

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Etymology[edit]

Arabic قَطَايَف (qaṭāyaf)

Noun[edit]

qatayef pl (plural only)

  1. Sweet dumplings filled with cream or nuts, traditionally served in Arab communities during Ramadan.
    • 2009 September 23, Anna Louie Sussman, “Yes, We Speak Cupcake”, in New York Times[1]:
      AS a young student at the multinational Aramco school in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, Fadi Jaber, a son of Palestinian refugees, always preferred his American classmates’ cupcakes, brownies and chocolate chip cookies to his mother’s pastries: knafah, qatayef and baklawah.