bulgur

noun

variants or less commonly bulghur
: parched cracked wheat

Examples of bulgur in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Harissa-Stuffed Bell Peppers Legumes, in this case Great Northern beans, also feature in this meatless recipe, along with bulgur, cheese and kale. Becky Krystal, Washington Post, 6 Jan. 2024 Use leftover millet, like couscous or bulgur, as a base for salad, to add body to soup or as a foundation in a casserole. Maria Speck, Washington Post, 15 Oct. 2023 Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff Fonio can also be found on the shelves of the grocery store, alongside couscous, bulgur, cornmeal, and jasmine rice. Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, 20 June 2023 While the bulgur and meatballs simmer, don’t forget to stir occasionally to prevent them from sticking to the bottom of the pot. Christopher Kimball, San Diego Union-Tribune, 15 Mar. 2023 What is bulgur? Antara Sinha, Bon Appétit, 2 Nov. 2021 Add the drained bulgur and cook, stirring regularly, until slightly toasty and fragrant, 3 to 5 minutes. Washington Post, 4 Aug. 2021 In a bowl, combine the bulgur and boiling water. BostonGlobe.com, 30 Mar. 2021 Cover the pot and bring to a boil over high, then stir in the bulgur. Christopher Kimball, San Diego Union-Tribune, 15 Mar. 2023 See More

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Word History

Etymology

Turkish

First Known Use

1926, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bulgur was in 1926

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Cite this Entry

“Bulgur.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bulgur. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

Kids Definition

bulgur

noun
: dried cracked wheat
Etymology

Turkish

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