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satay

or sa·té, sa·te

[ sah-tey ]
/ sɑˈteɪ /
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noun
a Southeast Asian, especially Indonesian and Malaysian, dish of marinated, bite-size pieces of meat, skewered, barbecued, and usually served with a peanut-flavored dipping sauce.
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Origin of satay

First recorded in 1930–35, satay is from the Malay word satay, sate

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British Dictionary definitions for satay

satay

satai or sat

/ (ˈsæteɪ) /

noun
barbecued spiced meat cooked on skewers usually made from the stems of coconut leaves

Word Origin for satay

from Malay
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