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baba ghanouj

[ba-buh guh-noozh] /ˌbæ bə gəˈnuʒ/
noun, Middle Eastern Cookery.
a salad of cooked eggplant, olive oil, garlic, etc.
Also, baba gannouj, baba ganoush [guh-noosh] /gəˈnuʃ/ (Show IPA).
Origin of baba ghanouj
of uncertain origin Unabridged
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Contemporary definitions for baba-ghanouj

a thick sauce or spread of eggplant, sesame seeds, tahini, olive oil, lemon, and garlic; also written baba ganoush

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