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Definition(s):

  • (n) a thick spread made from mashed chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice and garlic; used especially as a dip for pita; originated in the Middle East

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Usage(s):

  1. In fact, a lot of the food--especially mushy stuff like the no-bean hummus and the pecan crumble--had a biting, rough quality.
  2. He makes his own hummus.
  3. We're not all about eating hummus, killing Arabs and fornicating.

News

  1. MANVILLE: Middle-school marketers make their pitch

    KoolCumber Hummus and Shushu Lee’s sesame dipping sauce were among the 23 salad dressings, dips and salsas unveiled at the Alexander Batcho Intermediate School’s third annual Dressed for Success competition on June 13.
    on June 29, 2013     Source: The Manville News

  2. Kerry's palate gets workout in Mideast peace talks

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Red tuna and sea bream with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. A two-hour lunch of shish tawook and rice with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. Back again with Netanyahu, it was hummus and mixed nuts. Secretary of State John Kerry's palate is getting a workout during his stepped-up rounds of Mideast diplomacy.
    on June 29, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. PETA: Comerica Park is second-best in MLB for vegetarians

    This year, the home of the Detroit Tigers is in second place, trailing only Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia. (There must be some darn good tofu cheesesteaks out there.) PETA credits Comerica's vegetable stir fry, fruit cup, hummus with vegetables, veggie burger, salads and corn on the cob.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Detroit Free Press

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Quotes

  1. "Why hummus? Yesterday I threw away my pita bread because it was dripping hummus," Cohen said in his fake Austrian accent. "And it's too high in carbohydrates."
    on Jul 7, 2008 By: Sacha Baron Cohen Source: New York Daily News

  2. "Take it from appetizers all the way through," Coelho says. "I don't suggest people mix food, like hummus and sushi."
    on Jun 12, 2008 By: Susie Coelho Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

  3. In addition, one drink must be consumed every time Mr. Bush says "Hamas," with an extra gulp "if he confuses Hamas and hummus."
    on Jan 27, 2008 By: President Bush Source: Washington Times

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