n.— «Mangal is the Hebrew word for barbecue, and arguably one of the most important words in the Hebrew language, according to the average Israeli at least. The almost-sacred ritual is also commonly referred to as “al ha’esh,” literally “on the fire.”» —“The art of the mangal” by Shelly Paz, Natasha Mozgova Ynetnews (Israel) May 10, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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