[ te-mah-kee ]

nounJapanese Cooking.
  1. 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.

Origin of temaki

First recorded in 1980–85; from Japanese: literally, “hand roll”
  • Also called hand roll .
  • Sometimes te·ma·ki-zu·shi [te-mah-kee-zoo-shee] /tɛˈmɑ kiˈzu ʃi/

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