Definition of laddu noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



ladoo noun
BrE BrE//ˈlʌduː//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlʌduː//
[countable, uncountable] (Indian English)
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an Indian sweet dish made from a mixture of flour and sugar, which is fried in small pieces and then shaped into balls with chopped nuts sweetened coconut laddus The children wrapped the ladoos in cloth pouches, and the men delivered them to the temple. Laddu have special significance as festive sweets.