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temaki

[ 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”
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