or shash·lick, shas·lik
[ shahsh-lik, shahsh-lik ]
/ ʃɑʃˈlɪk, ˈʃɑʃ lɪk /
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Origin of shashlik
First recorded in 1925–30; from Russian shashlýk, from Turkic; compare Turkish şişlik “stewing meat,” equivalent to şiş “skewer” + -lik suffix of appurtenance (a in Russian word is unexplained); cf. shish kebab
Words nearby shashlik
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British Dictionary definitions for shashlik
/ (ʃɑːʃˈlɪk, ˈʃɑːʃlɪk) /
a type of kebab
Word Origin for shashlik
from Russian, of Turkic origin; compare shish kebab
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