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galopoula

γαλοπούλα

Turkey, literally the 'French bird'. Mostly seen in roasting pans around Christmas, stuffed with rice, chestnuts, raisins, pine nuts and spices.

Turkeys came to Europe from the Americas, but Greek and English aren't the only languages get wrong (ie dinde or from India in French or hindi in Turkish). In Portuguese, however, it's a peru).

Text © Dana Facaros

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