- (uncountable) A Middle Eastern food in the form of balls made from chickpeas and other ingredients. Often served in a pita.
"There's a stall at the market that sells fantastic falafel."
- (countable) A single falafel ball.
"The stallholder puts salad into an open pitta bread, followed by the four falafels and then liberally covers them with hummus."
- (countable) A pita with falafel balls inside.