or shash·lick, shas·lik
Origin of shashlik
1925–30; < Russian shashlýk < Turkic; compare Turkish şişlik stewing meat, equivalent to şiş skewer (cf. shish kebab) + -lik suffix of appurtenance (a in Russ word is unexplained)
- a dish consisting of kabobs broiled or roasted on a skewer.
Sometimes shish ka·bob.
Origin of shish kebab
Also called shashlik, shashlick, shaslik.
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- a type of kebab
from Russian, of Turkic origin; compare shish kebab
- a dish consisting of small pieces of meat and vegetables threaded onto skewers and grilled
from Turkish şiş kebab, from şiş skewer; see kebab
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Word Origin and History for shashlick
1914, from Armenian shish kabab, from Turkish siskebap, from sis "skewer" + kebap "roast meat."
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