Baba-ghanouj meaning

bäbə gə-no͝osh, -no͝ozh
A purée of roasted eggplant and tahini, flavored with garlic and lemon juice.
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A Middle Eastern dish, a puree of broiled eggplant usually with garlic, lemon juice, and tahini, eaten with pita as an appetizer.
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Origin of baba-ghanouj

  • Levantine colloquial Arabic bābā ġannūj bābā papa ġannūj flirtatious (ġanija to flirt ġng in Semitic roots)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition