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

 

halwa

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈhælwɑː//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhælwɑː//
 
[uncountable] Sweets and desserts
 
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a sweet food from S Asia, made from semolina or carrots, with almonds and cardamom See related entries: Sweets and desserts Word Originfrom Arabic, literally ‘sweetmeat’.