Definitions for hummusˈhʊm əs
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a Middle Eastern spread or dip of puréed chickpeas with tahini, garlic, lemon juice, and oil.
Origin of hummus:
1950–55; < dial. Ar ḥummuṣ, ḥəmmoṣ chickpeas
hummus, humus, hommos, hoummos, humous(noun)
a thick spread made from mashed chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice and garlic; used especially as a dip for pita; originated in the Middle East
A Levantine Arab dip made of chickpea paste with various additions, such as olive oil, fresh garlic, lemon juice, and tahini, often eaten with pitta bread, or as a meze. It is mostly eaten in the Levant.
Origin: humus or حمص
Hummus is a Middle Eastern and Arabic food dip or spread made from cooked, mashed chickpeas blended with tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, salt and garlic. Today, it is popular throughout the Middle East, Turkey, North Africa, Morocco, and in Middle Eastern cuisine around the globe.
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