A Greek appetizer made of cheese that is dredged in flour, fried or flambéed, garnished with lemon juice, and traditionally served in the same pan in which it is cooked.
[Greek saganáki, little frying pan, saganaki (made in such a pan), diminutive of sagáni, two-handled copper pan, from Turkish sahan, ultimately (possibly via Persian ṣaḥn, large dish, platter) from Arabic ṣaḥn, dish, bowl; see ṣḥl in the Appendix of Semitic roots.]
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