noun Etymology: Hindi & Urdu tandūr, tannūr, from Persian tanūr, from Arabic tannūr Date: 1840 a cylindrical clay oven in which food is cooked over charcoal

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  • tandoor — ● tandoor nom masculin (mot hindi) Four de terre utilisé en Inde pour cuire le pain, les aliments. tandour ou tandoor [tɑ̃duʀ, tanduʀ] n. m. ÉTYM. 1823; tendour, 1717, in F. Nasser; mot turc et hindi, altér. de l arabe tǎnnūr « four à pain ». ❖ 1 …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • tandoor — 1660s, from Turkish pronunciation of Persian and Arabic tannur oven, portable furnace (see TANDOORI (Cf. tandoori)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • tandoor — ► NOUN ▪ a clay oven of a type used originally in northern India and Pakistan. ORIGIN Arabic …   English terms dictionary

  • tandoor — [tän door′] n. pl. tandoori [tän doorē] an oven, originally in India, made of clay and capable of high temperatures, for fast cooking or baking …   English World dictionary

  • Tandoor — thumb|Looking into the mouth of a tandoorA tandoor is a cylindrical clay oven used in cooking and baking. The Tandoor originated from Afghanistan and was introduced by the ruling Moguls to the Indian subcontinent, including the area now called… …   Wikipedia

  • Tandoor — Le tandoor est une sorte de four en terre cuite en forme de jarre, traditionnellement enfoui dans le sol. Il est utilisé dans la cuisine indienne dite tandoori, plus particulièrement celle du Panjâb. Il est aussi utilisé en Asie centrale,… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Tandoor — Einem Tandur wird Chapati entnommen. Ein Tandur (Hindi तंदूर, Urdu تن‏دور‎‎‎, beides: Tandūr, englisch Tandoor) ist ein spezieller, mit Holzkohle geheizter Backofen der indischen Küche. Er besteht aus einem großen zylindrischen Tonkrug, der im… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tandoor — Un cocinero indio pone pan en un tandur moderno. Un pan chapati introducido en …   Wikipedia Español

  • tandoor — noun A cylindrical clay oven used, in Middle Eastern and South Asian cuisine, to make flat bread, or to cook meat. You can cook naan in a normal oven, but the results will inevitably disappoint; even Indians generally wait to savour them in… …   Wiktionary

  • tandoor — /tahn door /, n., pl. tandoors, tandoori / door ee/. Indian Cookery. a cylindrical clay oven, fired to a high heat by wood or charcoal, in which foods, esp. meats, are cooked and bread is baked. [1655 65; < Hindi, Urdu tandur < Pers tanur] * * * …   Universalium

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