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PILAU

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Originally appearing in Volume V21, Page 603 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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PILAU, a favourite Eastern dish, consisting essentially of rice, boiled with mutton or other meat, fowl or fish, and flavoured with spices, raisins, &c. The word appears in Persian, Turkish and Urdu, and has been adopted in European languages. The form pilaff, showing the Turkish pronunciation, is also common.
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