Halvah



[hahl-vah, hahl-vah] /hɑlˈvɑ, ˈhɑl vɑ/

noun
1.
a sweet, candylike confection of Turkish origin, consisting chiefly of ground sesame seeds and honey.
/ˈhælvɑː/
noun
1.
an Eastern Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, or Indian sweetmeat made of honey and containing sesame seeds, nuts, rose water, saffron, etc

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