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[soo-kee-yah-kee, soo k-ee-, skee-yah-kee]
  1. a Japanese dish made with beef, chicken, or pork and usually containing soy sauce, bean curd, and greens, often cooked over direct heat at the table.
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Origin of sukiyaki

1920–25; < Japanese, equivalent to suki slice + yaki broil
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  • Sukiyaki, my dear chap, sometimes your brilliance amazes me.


    Randall Garrett

British Dictionary definitions for sukiyaki


  1. a Japanese dish consisting of very thinly sliced beef or other meat, vegetables, and seasonings cooked together quickly, usually at the table
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Word Origin

from Japanese
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