Meaning of za'atar in English:

za'atar

(also zaatar)

Pronunciation /ˈzɑːtɑː/

noun

mass noun
  • A Middle Eastern condiment made from a mixture of thyme, dried sumac, and other ingredients.

    • ‘toast the za'atar and cumin seeds in a small skillet until their aroma becomes pronounced’

Origin

Arabic sa‘tar, za‘tar ‘wild thyme’.