zatar

Alternative Spellings

za'tar, za'atar

Definitions

  • an Israeli spice mixture made from oregano, basil, thyme, and savory

Example Sentences

  • "I love humus with zatar."

Languages of Origin

Modern Hebrew, Arabic

Etymology

Classical Arabic زعتر za'atar 'thyme; za'atar'

Who Uses This

Israel: Diaspora Jews who feel connected to Israel and have spent time there

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

None

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