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Noun: hummus  hú-mus or hû-mus
  1. A thick spread made from mashed chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice and garlic; used especially as a dip for pita; originated in the Middle East
    - humus, hommos, hoummos, humous

Derived forms: hummuses

Type of: paste, spread

Encyclopedia: Hummus