noun Japanese Cookery.
a dish of small pieces of boneless chicken, usually marinated, skewered, and grilled.
Origin of yakitori
1960–65; < Japanese, equivalent to yaki broil + tori fowl
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Tokyo is home to many culinary highlights, chief among them the yakitori stalls.What to Eat: Japanese Small Plates
May 18, 2010
a Japanese dish consisting of small pieces of chicken skewered and grilled
Word Origin for yakitori
Japanese, from yaki grilled + tori bird
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