[ buhl-ger, bool- ]
/ ˈbʌl gər, ˈbʊl- /
a form of wheat that has been parboiled, cracked, and dried.
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Origin of bulgur
1925–30; <Turkish (<Arabic burghul, burghūl) <Persian
Words nearby bulgur
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Example sentences 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.
British Dictionary definitions for bulgur
/ (ˈbʌlɡə) /
Also called: burghul a kind of dried cracked wheat
Word Origin for bulgur
C20: from Turkish, from Arabic burghul, from Persian
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