Definition of kibbeh in English:

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kibbeh

Pronunciation: /ˈkibē/

noun

A Middle Eastern dish of ground lamb with bulgar wheat and seasonings, eaten cooked or raw.
Example sentences
  • With other Middle Eastern specialties like kibbeh, kofta, and hummus with ground sirloin on offer, the restaurant seems a good bet for further adventures in exotic cuisine.
  • The Lebanese national dish is kibbeh, made of either lamb or beef and cracked wheat (bulghur, or birghol).
  • This is the grain most often used in tabbouleh and kibbeh, two popular Middle Eastern dishes.

Origin

From Egyptian Arabic kubba 'ball, lump'.

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Syllabification: kib·beh

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