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shashlik

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 a suffix indicating relationship or origin (a in the Russian word is unexplained); cf. shish kebab
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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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