teriyaki

[ ter-uh-yah-kee ]
/ ˌtɛr əˈyɑ ki /

noun Japanese Cookery.

a dish of grilled slices of beef, chicken, or fish that have been marinated in soy sauce seasoned with sake, ginger, and sugar.

adjective

prepared in this manner: chicken teriyaki.

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Origin of teriyaki

1960–65; < Japanese, equivalent to teri glaze + yaki broil
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British Dictionary definitions for teriyaki

teriyaki
/ (ˌtɛrɪˈjækɪ) Japanese cookery /

adjective

basted with soy sauce and rice wine and broiled over an open fire

noun

a dish prepared in this way

Word Origin for teriyaki

from Japanese, from teri glaze + yaki to broil
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