Pronunciation: (fu-lä'ful), [key]
—n. Middle Eastern Cookery.
an appetizer or snack consisting of a small croquette made with fava-bean flour or ground chick peas, seasoned with toasted sesame seeds and salt, often served in pita bread. Also,fa•la'fil,felafel.
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