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Definition

Patent-pending metallic contraption consisting of 3 round metal boxes strapped together one on top of the other and held together by a metal strap locked in tension on the outside. Preferred method of transporting breakfast or lunch to a South Indian. Has the amazing advantage of keeping the idli quite separate from the sambar until mixing is required

Usage

Arvind stole Nasir's tiffin-box, ate all his biryani except for the sapota which he left untouched.
Added 2011-06-23 by Kannadoggy

Root

English

Region

South India

Categories

Food and Drink

Related Terms

tiffin wala

Terms referencing this

Picnic spot, tumbler
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