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HUMOUS

 Dictionary entry overview: What does humous mean? 

HUMOUS (noun)
  The noun HUMOUS has 1 sense:

1. a thick spread made from mashed chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice and garlic; used especially as a dip for pita; originated in the Middle East

  Familiarity information: HUMOUS used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


HUMOUS (noun)


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Meaning:

A thick spread made from mashed chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice and garlic; used especially as a dip for pita; originated in the Middle East

Classified under:

Nouns denoting foods and drinks

Synonyms:

hommos; hoummos; hummus; humous; humus

Hypernyms ("humous" is a kind of...):

paste; spread (a tasty mixture to be spread on bread or crackers)


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