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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

First recorded in 1950–55; from Latin American Spanish (Peru, Ecuador, etc.) cebiche, ceviche, seviche, possibly a derivative of Spanish cebo “fodder, fish pieces used for bait,” from Latin cibus “food”; possibly from Spanish Arabic assukkabāj, from Arabic sikbāj “meat cooked in vinegar,” from unrecorded Middle Persian sikbāg (equivalent to sik “vinegar”+ bāg “food, broth”)
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