Pronunciation: (pi-läf', pē'läf), [key]
1. a Middle Eastern dish consisting of sautéed, seasoned rice steamed in bouillon, sometimes with poultry, meat or shellfish.
2. rice cooked in a meat or poultry broth. Also,pi•laff',pilau,pilaw.
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