Simple Definition of couscous
: a North African food that is made from wheat and is in the form of very small, round pieces; also : a dish of this food served with meat or vegetables
Full Definition of couscous
: a North African dish of steamed semolina usually served with meat or vegetables; also : the semolina itself
Origin of couscous
French couscous, couscoussou, from Arabic kuskus, kuskusū
First Known Use: 1738
Rhymes with couscous
Aarhus, abstruse, abuse, adduce, Atreus, blue spruce, burnoose, caboose, Cayuse, Cepheus, ceruse, charmeuse, chartreuse, Chartreuse, conduce, cut loose, deduce, diffuse, disuse, educe, effuse, excuse, fair use, footloose, hang loose, induce, Lanús, misuse, mongoose, Morpheus, negus, obtuse, Orpheus, papoose, Peleus, Perseus, prepuce, produce, profuse, Proteus, Purus, recluse, red spruce, reduce, refuse, retuse, reuse, Sanctus, seduce, slip noose, snow goose, Tereus, Theseus, traduce, transduce, turn loose, unloose, vamoose
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