[buhl-ger, boo l-]
- a form of wheat that has been parboiled, cracked, and dried.
Origin of bulgur
1925–30; < Turkish (< Arabic burghul, burghūl) < Persian
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Examples from the Web for bulgur
Get out of the shower, pour a cup of coffee, and drain the bulgur.
Put the bulgur in a bowl of water, put on a pot of coffee, and take a shower.
Toss the bulgur with the other ingredients—salt, pepper, lemon juice, herbs: easy stuff—and get dressed.
- Also called: burghul a kind of dried cracked wheat
C20: from Turkish, from Arabic burghul, from Persian
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Word Origin and History for bulgur
cereal food, from Turkish bulghur, bulgar.
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