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



    (also tajine) noun
    BrE BrE//təˈʒiːn//
    , BrE//təˈdʒiːn//
    ; NAmE NAmE//təˈʒiːn//
    , NAmE//təˈdʒiːn//
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  1. 1[countable, uncountable] a hot dish made with meat and vegetables, cooked with liquid and spices in a closed container The lamb tagine has a rich spicy sauce. a Moroccan recipe for chicken tagine
  2. 2[countable] a container made of clay, with a pointed lid, for cooking and serving tagine, originally used in North Africa
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