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shish kebab

[ shishkuh-bob ]
/ 藞蕛瑟蕛 k蓹藢b蓲b /
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noun
Sometimes shish ka路bob .Also called shashlik, shashlick, shaslik. a dish consisting of kebabs broiled or roasted on a skewer.
verb (used without object), shish-ke路babbed, shish-ke路bab路bing.
Sometimes shish-ka路bob . to broil or roast food on a skewer.
verb (used with object), shish-ke路babbed, shish-ke路bab路bing.
Sometimes shish-ka路bob . to broil or roast (food) on a skewer.
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Origin of shish kebab

First recorded in 1910鈥15; from Armenian shish kabab, from Turkish 艧i艧kebab喂, equivalent to 艧i艧 鈥渟pit鈥 + kebap 鈥渞oast meat鈥 + -喂 3rd singular possessive suffix; cf. shashlik, kebab

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British Dictionary definitions for shish kebab

shish kebab
/ (藞蕛i藧蕛 k蓹藞b忙b) /

noun
a dish consisting of small pieces of meat and vegetables threaded onto skewers and grilled

Word Origin for shish kebab

from Turkish 艧i艧 kebab, from 艧i艧 skewer; see kebab
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