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English definition of “couscous”

couscous

noun [U]     /ˈkuːs.kuːs/
a food , originally from North Africa , consisting of crushed wheat , that is often served with meat or vegetables Savoury dishes
(Definition of couscous noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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