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[hoo m-uh s] /ˈhʊm əs/

Middle Eastern Cookery. a paste or dip made of chickpeas mashed with oil, garlic, lemon juice, and tahini and usually eaten with pita.
a creamy dip originating in the Middle East, made from puréed chickpeas, tahina, etc

1955, from Turkish humus “mashed chick peas.”


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