[ tuh-boo-luh, -lee ]
/ təˈbu lə, -li /
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noun Middle Eastern Cooking.
a salad of fine-ground bulgur, parsley, tomatoes, green onions, mint, olive oil, and lemon juice.
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Also ta·bou·li [tuh-boo-lee] /təˈbu li/ . Sometimes ta·boo·li .
Origin of tabbouleh
First recorded in 1960–65; from Levantine Arabic tabbule, from Arabic tabbūla, derivative of tābil “spice”
Words nearby tabbouleh
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British Dictionary definitions for tabbouleh
/ (təˈbuːlɪ) /
a kind of Middle Eastern salad made with cracked wheat, mint, parsley, and usually cucumber
Word Origin for tabbouleh
C20: from Arabic tabbūla
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