Definition of Humous

1. Noun. A thick spread made from mashed chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice and garlic; used especially as a dip for pita; originated in the Middle East.

Exact synonyms: Hommos, Hoummos, Hummus, Humus
Generic synonyms: Paste, Spread



Definition of Humous

1. pertaining to humus [adj] - See also: humus

Lexicographical Neighbors of Humous

humouristic
humouristically
humourists
humourize
humourized
humourizes
humourizing
humourless
humourlessly
humourlessness
humourous
humourously
humourousness
humours
humoursome
humous (current term)
hump day
hump dumpling
hump dumplings
humpback
humpback salmon
humpback salmons
humpback whale
humpback whales
humpbacked
humpbacks
humpday
humpdays

Literary usage of Humous

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1. Choice Literature: A Monthly Magazine (1885)
"Allowing for the complete drying and careful pulverization in his laboratory experiment, we are justified in assuming that the light humous chalky soil ..."

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