[koos-koos] /ˈkus kus/
a North African dish consisting of steamed semolina, served with vegetables and meat.
a type of semolina originating from North Africa, consisting of granules of crushed durum wheat
a spicy North African dish consisting of steamed semolina with meat, vegetables, or fruit C17: via French from Arabic kouskous, from kaskasa to pound until fine
c.1600, from French couscous (16c.), ultimately from Arabic kuskus, from kaskasa “to pound, he pounded.”
noun, plural Cousin Jacks. 1. a Cornishman, especially a Cornish miner.
[kuhz-uh n-lee] /ˈkʌz ən li/ adjective 1. like or befitting a .
[kuhz-uh n-ree] /ˈkʌz ən ri/ noun, plural cousinries. 1. or relatives collectively.
[kuhz-uh n] /ˈkʌz ən/ noun 1. Also called first cousin, full cousin. the son or daughter of an uncle or aunt. See also , (def 2). 2. one related by descent in a diverging line from a known common ancestor, as from one’s grandparent or from one’s father’s or mother’s sister or brother. 3. a […]