nounMiddle Eastern Cooking.
a salad of fine-ground bulgur, parsley, tomatoes, green onions, mint, olive oil, and lemon juice.
First recorded in 1960–65; from Levantine Arabic tabbule, from Arabic tabbūla, derivative of tābil “spice”
- Also ta·bou·leh, tab·bou·leh [tuh-boo-luh, -lee] /təˈbu lə, -li/ .
- Sometimes ta·boo·li .
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