hummus

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English[edit]

A plate of hummus
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Etymology[edit]

From Turkish humus or directly from Arabic حُمُّص (ḥummuṣ).

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Noun[edit]

hummus (usually uncountable, plural hummuses)

  1. 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.
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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

hummus m (plural hummus)

  1. Alternative spelling of houmous

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

hummus m (uncountable)

  1. hummus