Definition of "zaatar" [zaatar]

  • (noun) A particular herb, similar in flavor to thyme or oregano, used in Arab and Israeli cuisine, made from various Middle Eastern herbs.
  • (noun) A Middle Eastern seasoning, having the herb as the main ingredient, with sumac (or other tart-flavored equivalent) and sesame seeds.

Use "zaatar" in a sentence

  • "The green-brown powder made from salt, sumac, sesame seeds, and the dried leaves of various herbs known as zaatar and other ingredients depending on region."
  • "Certainly, I remember that he and I would gleefully refer to "that bread" in conversations on the way home (we didn't know it was called zaatar manouche until years later)."
  • "Roasted red pepper, olive, zaatar and fresh basil (recommended: hummus on whole wheat everything)"

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