Main definitions of balut in English

: balut1balut2

balut1

(also balot)

noun

  • A fertilized duck egg boiled and eaten in the shell while still warm, served as a delicacy in parts of SE Asia.

    ‘he is putting balut on his menu’
    ‘I picked up a balut at the local Asian market’

Origin

Tagalog.

Pronunciation

balut

/baˈlɒt/

Main definitions of balut in English

: balut1balut2

balut2

(also balot)

noun

Philippine English
  • A fertilized duck's egg boiled and eaten in the shell while still warm, a traditional dish in parts of South-East Asia, and regarded as a delicacy in the Philippines.

Origin

Early 20th century. From Tagalog balut, balot.

Pronunciation

balut

/baˈlɒt/