- Middle Eastern Cookery. a paste or dip made of chickpeas mashed with oil, garlic, lemon juice, and tahini and usually eaten with pita.
Origin of hummus
Examples from the Web for hummus
Contemporary Examples of hummus
In another case, a whole plate of uneaten food (including nuts, hummus and raisins) was pureed and inserted rectally.‘Rectal Feeding’ Has Nothing to Do with Nutrition, Everything to Do with Torture
December 10, 2014
While the quinoa is cooking, combine the onion, garlic, olive oil, and hummus in a large glass bowl.Three Quinoa Recipes for Your Weekend Parties
May 26, 2013
Historical Examples of hummus
So she went to her earthen jar and took a big double handful of hummus and put them into the priest's pocket, and said no more.The Women of the Arabs
Henry Harris Jessup
hoummos or houmous
- a creamy dip originating in the Middle East, made from puréed chickpeas, tahina, etc
Word Origin for hummus
Word Origin and History for hummus
1955, from Turkish humus "mashed chick peas."