noun. ['ˈhʊməs'] a thick spread made from mashed chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice and garlic; used especially as a dip for pita; originated in the Middle East.
1. Noun, singular or mass Eat cauliflower raw with a hummus dip or steam it with a squeeze of lemon. 2. Adjective Some good options include hummus or fat-free Italian dressing.