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

 

meze

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈmezeɪ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmezeɪ//
 
(pl. meze, mezes)(from Turkish)
 
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a variety of hot and cold dishes, served together at the beginning of a meal in the Middle East, Greece, and Turkey Word Originfrom Turkish, literally ‘appetizer’, from Persian maza ‘to relish’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: meze