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Noun: couscous  'koos,koos [N. Amer], 'kûs,kûs [Brit]
  1. A spicy dish that originated in northern Africa; consists of pasta steamed with a meat and vegetable stew
  2. A pasta made in northern Africa of crushed and steamed semolina

Derived forms: couscouses

Type of: alimentary paste, dish, pasta

Encyclopedia: Couscous