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ceviche

or se·vi·che

[ suh-vee-chey, ‐chee ]
/ səˈvi tʃeɪ, ‐tʃi /
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noun

an appetizer of small pieces of raw fish marinated in lime or lemon juice, often with onions, peppers, and spices.

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Origin of ceviche

1950–55; <American Spanish (Peru, Ecuador, etc.) cebiche, ceviche, seviche, said to be derivative of Spanish cebo fodder, fish pieces used for bait <Latin cibus food
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