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n. A Middle Eastern salad or meze generally consisting of bulgur wheat, chopped tomatoes, parsley, olive oil and lemon juice.


n. a finely chopped salad with tomatoes and parsley and mint and scallions and bulgur wheat [syn: tabooli]


Tabbouleh ( tabūlah; also tabouleh or tab(b)ouli) is an Arab Middle Eastern vegetarian dish (sometimes considered a salad) traditionally made of tomatoes, finely chopped parsley, mint, bulgur and onion, and seasoned with olive oil, lemon juice, and salt. Some variations add garlic or lettuce, or use couscous instead of bulgur.

Tabbouleh is traditionally served as part of a mezze in the Arab world. Variations of it are made by Turks and Armenians, and it has become a popular ethnic food in Western cultures.

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He smashed through an iron door, came upon a whole nest of them, sucking on tabbouleh, "laying cards.