[ soov-lah-kee ]
/ suvˈlɑ ki /
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noun Greek Cooking.
a dish similar to shish kebab made with lamb.
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First appeared around 1750, and is related to the French word “braguette” for the name of codpiece armor.
First appeared in 1610, based on the French word “baguette” for the long loaf of bread.
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Also souv·la·kia [soov-lah-kyah]. /suvˈlɑ kyɑ/.
Origin of souvlaki
1945–50; <Modern Greek soubláki small spit, derivative of soúbla spit, skewer ≪ Latin sūbula shoemaker's awl, equivalent to sū-, base of su(ere) to sew1 + -bula suffix of instruments
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