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- another term for bulgar
- ‘Common basic ingredients in Syrian food include lamb, chicken, chickpeas, eggplant, rice, burghul (cracked wheat), olives, and yogurt.’
- ‘To make the tabbouleh, prepare the burghul or couscous by soaking it in the lemon juice.’
- ‘Whereas Georgians particularly like maize and Azerbaijanis favour rice, Armenians use a lot of burghul (cracked wheat), notably in their plov dishes.’
- ‘Durum wheat is an important cereal whose grain is used predominantly for food products such as pasta, couscous, and burghul.’
- ‘Taboula, a parsley, tomato, onion and burghul - or cracked wheat - salad was drenched in the most sickening oil.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.