shashlik

or shash·lick, shas·lik

[ shahsh-lik, shahsh-lik ]
/ ʃɑʃˈlɪk, ˈʃɑʃ lɪk /

noun

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Origin of shashlik

1925–30; < Russian shashlýk < Turkic; compare Turkish şişlik stewing meat, equivalent to şiş skewer (cf. shish kebab) + -lik suffix of appurtenance (a in Russ word is unexplained)
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British Dictionary definitions for shashlik

shashlik

shashlick

/ (ʃɑːʃˈlɪk, ˈʃɑːʃlɪk) /

noun

a type of kebab

Word Origin for shashlik

from Russian, of Turkic origin; compare shish kebab
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