kib·beh (kĭbĕ, -ē) or kib·bee (kĭbē)
A mixture of ground beef or lamb, bulgur wheat, and spices, served baked, fried, or raw.
[Colloquial Levantine Arabic pronunciation of Arabic kubba, ball, meatball; see kbb2 in the Appendix of Semitic roots.]
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