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From Proto-Slavic *skovorda (frying pan), likely borrowed from the Ancient Greek or Iranian source of Old Armenian սկաւառակ (skawaṙaksaucer, plate), which probably represents Iranian *skavarid-ak, containing the well-known suffix -ակ (-ak). Compare Persian سکوره‎ (sukôraearthen dish, saucer), Ancient Greek σκευάριον (skeuárion), σκευαρίδιον (skeuarídionsmall vessel). Also found in Lithuanian skarvadà (frying pan).


scovergă f (plural scovergi)

  1. (usually in the plural) fried pie (sometimes with cheese filling)

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