- 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
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