Pronunciation: (bä'klu-vä", bä"klu-vä'), [key]
a Near Eastern pastry made of many layers of paper-thin dough with a filling of ground nuts, baked and then drenched in a syrup of honey and sometimes rosewater. Also,ba•kla•waPronunciation: (bä'klu-vä", bä"klu-vä'). [key]
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