[zah-ah-tahr, zah-tahr]


any of several related Mediterranean herbs, as wild marjoram or thyme.
Middle Eastern Cookery. a preparation of herbs and spices, typically including sumac, oregano, thyme, savory, and sesame seeds.

Also za'atar [zah-ah-tahr] /ˈzɑ ɑˌtɑr/, za·tar [zah-tahr] /ˈzɑ tɑr/.

Origin of zaatar

From Arabic Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019