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rumaki

[ ruh-mah-kee ]
/ rəˈmɑ ki /
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plural noun Hawaiian Cooking.

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

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Origin of rumaki

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