couscous

noun cous·cous \ ˈküs-ˌküs \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of couscous

:a North African dish of steamed semolina usually served with meat or vegetables; also :the semolina itself

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Origin and Etymology of couscous

French couscous, couscoussou, from Arabic kuskus, kuskusū


COUSCOUS Defined for English Language Learners

couscous

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Definition of couscous for English Language Learners

  • : 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


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