rumaki

[ ruh-mah-kee ]

plural nounHawaiian Cooking.
  1. bite-size appetizers, as chicken livers and water chestnuts wrapped in bacon and broiled.

Origin of rumaki

1
First recorded in 1940–45; origin uncertain; perhaps a shortening of Japanese harumaki “spring roll,” from Chinese chūn juǎn

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