couscous

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n couscous a pasta made in northern Africa of crushed and steamed semolina
    • n couscous a spicy dish that originated in northern Africa; consists of pasta steamed with a meat and vegetable stew
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Couscous A kind of food used by the natives of Western Africa, made of millet flour with flesh, and leaves of the baobab; -- called also lalo.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n couscous A favorite west African dish, consisting of flour, flesh or fowls, oil, and the leaves of Adansonia digitata, or baobab. Also called by the natives lalo.
    • n couscous The native name of a kind of phalanger, the spotted phalanger of the Moluccas. Also written coescoes. See Cuscus.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Couscous kus′kus an African dish of granulated flour steamed over broth.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Ar. kuskus.

Usage


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Mushroom ragu with couscous .
Tabbouleh or Couscous Salad Recipe.
Feta & Spinach Couscous Patties.
With green favas, pearly couscous, and sweet shallots , this warming sauté is both comforting and light.
Braised Beef Short Ribs with Israeli Couscous and Vegetables.
Roasted peppers stuffed with fig-and-scallion couscous.
Lamb on the grill with its accompaniments: couscous and a squash sauce.
After Hurricane Gustav when the refrigerator was empty, Judy combined couscous with some pantry ingredients and fresh herbs.
1 box of couscous (such as Near East brand).
Tabbouleh or Couscous Salad Recipe.
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