Definitions for tabboulehtəˈbu lə, -li

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tab•bou•lehtəˈbu lə, -li(n.)

  1. a Middle Eastern salad of bulgur, parsley, tomatoes, scallions, mint, olive oil, and lemon juice.

    Category: Cooking

Origin of tabbouleh:

1960–65; (< F) < Levantine Ar tabbule, der. of tābil spice

Princeton's WordNet

  1. tabbouleh, tabooli(noun)

    a finely chopped salad with tomatoes and parsley and mint and scallions and bulgur wheat


  1. tabbouleh(Noun)

    A Middle Eastern salad or "meze" generally consisting of bulgar wheat, chopped tomatoes, parsley, olive oil and lemon juice.


  1. Tabbouleh

    Tabbouleh is a Levantine Arab salad traditionally made of bulgur, tomatoes, cucumbers, finely chopped parsley, mint, onion and garlic, and seasoned with olive oil, lemon juice and salt, although there are various other variations such as using couscous instead of bulgur. Traditionally served as part of a mezze in the Arab world, it was adopted by Cypriots, variations of it are made by Turks and Armenians, and it has become a popular ethnic food in Western cultures.


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