couscous

Definitions

General English

Food

  • A cereal made from fine semolina agglomerated with a little water to form grains about 3 mm across which are coated with fine wheat flour and dried
  • The name of the dish made from couscous which has been moistened with water to make it swell, then steamed, heaped on a plate and covered with steamed vegetables, mutton or chicken, with possibly chickpeas and/or onions glazed in honey

Travel

  • noun wheat flour in the form of granules which are cooked by steaming
  • noun a north African dish of meat and vegetables stewed in a spicy sauce, served with steamed semolina
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