n. An Israeli spice mixture made from oregano, basil, thyme, and savory, sesame seeds, and dried sumac.
Languages of Origin
- Modern Hebrew
- Arabic / Judeo-Arabic
Classical Arabic زعتر za'atar 'thyme; za'atar'
- Israel: Diaspora Jews who feel connected to Israel and have spent time there
- North America
- South Africa
- Australia / New Zealand
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