baba ghanoush

noun
ba·​ba gha·​noush | \ ˌbä-bə-gə-ˈnüsh How to pronounce baba ghanoush (audio) \
variants: or baba ghanouj \ ˌbä-​bə-​gə-​ˈnüzh \

Definition of baba ghanoush

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

Examples of baba ghanoush in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Appetizers include baba ghanoush, labneh, falafel, cauliflower and fatoush. Susan Dunne, courant.com, 11 Feb. 2022 That dish will be on the menu when Jaffa’s second location opens in December in the Atlantic Village plaza, as will a hummus bar, deconstructed baba ghanoush and other meze drawn from Cohen’s family recipes. Phillip Valys, sun-sentinel.com, 1 Dec. 2021 That dish will be on the menu when Jaffa’s second location opens in December in the Atlantic Village plaza, as will a hummus bar, deconstructed baba ghanoush and other meze drawn from Cohen’s family recipes. Phillip Valys, sun-sentinel.com, 1 Dec. 2021 That dish will be on the menu when Jaffa’s second location opens in December in the Atlantic Village plaza, as will a hummus bar, deconstructed baba ghanoush and other meze drawn from Cohen’s family recipes. Phillip Valys, sun-sentinel.com, 1 Dec. 2021 That dish will be on the menu when Jaffa’s second location opens in December in the Atlantic Village plaza, as will a hummus bar, deconstructed baba ghanoush and other meze drawn from Cohen’s family recipes. Phillip Valys, sun-sentinel.com, 1 Dec. 2021 That dish will be on the menu when Jaffa’s second location opens in December in the Atlantic Village plaza, as will a hummus bar, deconstructed baba ghanoush and other meze drawn from Cohen’s family recipes. Phillip Valys, sun-sentinel.com, 1 Dec. 2021 That dish will be on the menu when Jaffa’s second location opens in December in the Atlantic Village plaza, as will a hummus bar, deconstructed baba ghanoush and other meze drawn from Cohen’s family recipes. Phillip Valys, sun-sentinel.com, 1 Dec. 2021 That dish will be on the menu when Jaffa’s second location opens in December in the Atlantic Village plaza, as will a hummus bar, deconstructed baba ghanoush and other meze drawn from Cohen’s family recipes. Phillip Valys, sun-sentinel.com, 23 Nov. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of baba ghanoush

1938, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for baba ghanoush

Arabic dialect bābaghanūj

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“Baba ghanoush.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/baba%20ghanoush. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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