[ yah-ki-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]
/ ˌyɑ kɪˈtɔr i, -ˈtoʊr i /
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noun Japanese Cooking.
a dish of small pieces of boneless chicken, usually marinated, skewered, and grilled.
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Origin of yakitori
1960–65; <Japanese, equivalent to yaki broil + tori fowl
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British Dictionary definitions for yakitori
/ (ˌjækɪˈtɔːrɪ) /
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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