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English citations of couscous
Noun: a pasta of North African origin
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- A few Maghrabis had ventured on shore, — the Rais having terrified the others by threatening them with those "bogles," the Bedouins — they offered us Kus-kusu* in exchange for a little fish.... *One of the numerous species of what the Italians generally call "Pasta."