tabbouleh
also tabouleh or tabouli noun Etymology: Arabic tabbūla Date: 1939 a salad of Lebanese origin consisting chiefly of cracked wheat, tomatoes, parsley, mint, onions, lemon juice, and olive oil

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  • tabbouleh — [tə bo͞o′lē, tə bo͞o′le] n. [Ar tabbūla] a Middle Eastern salad of soaked bulgur wheat and finely chopped parsley, tomatoes, scallions, and mint leaves, with an olive oil and lemon juice dressing …   English World dictionary

  • tabbouleh — /teuh booh leuh, lee/, n. Middle Eastern Cookery. a salad of fine ground bulgur, parsley, tomatoes, green onions, mint, olive oil, and lemon juice. Also, tabouli, tabouleh, tabooli. [1960 65; ( < F) < Levantine Ar tabbule, deriv. of tabil spice]… …   Universalium

  • tabbouleh — noun A Middle Eastern salad or meze generally consisting of bulgar wheat, chopped tomatoes, parsley, olive oil and lemon juice …   Wiktionary

  • Tabbouleh — Tab|bou|leh: ↑ Taboulé …   Universal-Lexikon

  • tabbouleh — n. (Lebanese food) salad made with cracked wheat and finely chopped tomatoes and mixed herbs (parsley, mint and scallions) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tabbouleh —    (tah BOO leh) [Levantine Arabic] In Middle Eastern cooking, a salad of bulgur, olive oil, and lemon juice mixed with parsley, mint, and tomato …   Dictionary of foreign words and phrases

  • tabbouleh — [tə bu:leɪ, tabu:leɪ] noun a Middle Eastern salad of cracked wheat mixed with finely chopped tomatoes, onions, parsley, etc. Origin from Arab. tabbūla …   English new terms dictionary

  • tabbouleh — tab·bou·leh …   English syllables

  • tabbouleh — tab•bou•leh [[t]təˈbu lə, li[/t]] n. coo a Middle Eastern salad of bulgur, parsley, tomatoes, scallions, mint, olive oil, and lemon juice • Etymology: 1960–65; (< F) < Levantine Ar tabbule, der. of tābil spice …   From formal English to slang

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