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

 

sambar

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈsɑːmbɑː(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɑːmbɑːr//
 
(also sambhar) [uncountable] (Indian English)
 
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a spicy south Indian dish consisting of lentils and vegetables Rice and sambar were cooked for the schoolchildren. The menu includes curries, sambar, dal, chutney and rice.