Definitions for falafelfəˈlɑ fəl
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a small deep-fried croquette of ground chickpeas or fava beans and spices.
a sandwich of pita bread filled with these croquettes.
Origin of falafel:
1950–55; < Ar falāfil
small croquette of mashed chick peas or fava beans seasoned with sesame seeds
A Middle Eastern food in the form of balls made from chickpeas and other ingredients. Often served in a pita.
There's a stall at the market that sells fantastic falafel.
A pita with falafel balls inside.
A single falafel ball.
The stallholder puts salad into an open pitta bread, followed by the four falafels and then liberally covers them with hummus.
Origin: the plural of .