What does hummus mean?

Definitions for hummusˈhʊm əs

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word hummus.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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


  1. hummus(Noun)

    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.

  2. Origin: humus or حمص


  1. Hummus

    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.

Editors Contribution

  1. hummus

    A type of food made from chickpea and various other ingredients depending on the recipe.

    Hummus is popular to eat with a wide variety of foods across the world.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hummus in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hummus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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