[ te-mah-kee ]
/ tɛˈmɑ ki /
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noun Japanese Cooking.
cold boiled rice moistened with rice vinegar, wrapped together with strips of vegetable or raw fish in a sheet of dried seaweed and rolled into a cone shape.
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Sometimes te·ma·ki-zu·shi [te-mah-kee-zoo-shee] /tɛˈmɑ kiˈzu ʃi/
Also called hand roll .
See also sushi.
Origin of temaki
First recorded in 1980–85; from Japanese : literally “hand roll”
Words nearby temaki
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Example sentences from the Web for temaki
Here, the vocabulary of fast food for many young Brazilians is temaki (hand rolls) instead of burgers and fries.
In some areas, the concept of a “temaki shop” is the local equivalent of a by-the-slice pizza parlor.