tabbouleh

or ta·bou·leh

[tuh-boo-luh, -lee]

noun Middle Eastern Cookery.

a salad of fine-ground bulgur, parsley, tomatoes, green onions, mint, olive oil, and lemon juice.

Nearby words

  1. tabard,
  2. tabaret,
  3. tabari,
  4. tabasco,
  5. tabbinet,
  6. tabbouli,
  7. tabby,
  8. taber,
  9. tabernacle,
  10. tabernacle frame

Often ta·bou·li, ta·boo·li [tuh-boo-lee] /təˈbu li/.

Origin of tabbouleh

1960–65; (< F) < Levantine Arabic tabbule, derivative of tābil spice

tabouleh

or ta·bou·li

[tuh-boo-luh, -lee]

noun

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British Dictionary definitions for tabouli

tabbouleh

tabbouli

noun

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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