Definition of smoor in English:

smoor

noun

South african
  • [mass noun] A Malay stew typically made with fish.

    • ‘I always make sure that there is enough snoek left over from a braai to make a little pot of smoor snoek.’

verb

[WITH OBJECT]South african
  • Braise or stew (meat or fish).

    • ‘I tried vegetable curry, and curried yellow split peas, and something mysteriously called smoored brinjals and carrots (which turns out to be a lovely sweet curried eggplant dish).’

Origin

Afrikaans.

Pronunciation:

smoor

/smʊə/