baba ghanoush

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noun ba·ba gha·noush \ˌbä-bə-gə-ˈnüsh\

Definition of baba ghanoush

  1. :  an appetizer or spread made chiefly of eggplant, tahini, garlic, olive oil, and lemon

Variants of baba ghanoush

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baba ghanouj

\-ˈnüzh\

Origin and Etymology of baba ghanoush

Arabic dialect bābaghanūj


First Known Use: 1938


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