Definition of galaktoboureko in US English:

galaktoboureko

(also galactoboureko)

noun

  • In Greek cookery: a dessert consisting of semolina custard baked inside a filo pastry crust, often flavoured with lemon or orange and topped with syrup.

Origin

1950s. From modern Greek γαλακτομπούρεκο from γαλακτο- of or relating to milk, made with milk + μπουρέκι pasty made with filo pastry.