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or ta·bou·leh or ta·bou·li  (tə-bo͞o′lē)
A Lebanese salad made with bulgur wheat and finely chopped scallions, tomatoes, mint, and parsley.

[Arabic tabbūla, probably from tābal, coriander, seasoning, condiment.]


(təˈbuːlɪ) or


(Cookery) a kind of Middle Eastern salad made with cracked wheat, mint, parsley, and usually cucumber
[C20: from Arabic tabbūla]


(təˈbu lə, -li)

a Middle Eastern salad of bulgur, parsley, tomatoes, scallions, mint, olive oil, and lemon juice.
[1960–65; (< French) < Levantine Arabic tabbule, derivative of tābil spice]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tabbouleh - a finely chopped salad with tomatoes and parsley and mint and scallions and bulgur wheat
bulghur, bulgur, bulgur wheat - parched crushed wheat
salad - food mixtures either arranged on a plate or tossed and served with a moist dressing; usually consisting of or including greens
Lebanese Republic, Lebanon - an Asian republic at east end of Mediterranean
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