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su·shi

 (so͞o′shē)
n.
Cold cooked rice dressed with vinegar that is shaped into pieces and topped with raw or cooked fish, or formed into a roll with fish, egg, or vegetables and often wrapped in seaweed.

[Japanese, from Old Japanese susi, salted fish preserved in fermenting rice, possibly a nominalization of susi, sour : su-, sour (akin to su, vinegar, perhaps imitative of a puckering or sucking sound, or from Early Middle Chinese tshɔh, vinegar) + -si, finite predicative adjective ending.]

sushi

(ˈsuːʃɪ)
n
(Cookery) a Japanese dish consisting of small cakes of cold rice with a topping esp of raw fish
[from Japanese]

su•shi

(ˈsu ʃi)

n.
a Japanese dish of bite-sized cakes of cold boiled rice flavored with rice vinegar and rolled in seaweed with or topped with raw fish, vegetables, or egg. Compare sashimi.
[1895–1900; < literary Japanese: literally, it is sour]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sushi - rice (with raw fish) wrapped in seaweedsushi - rice (with raw fish) wrapped in seaweed
dish - a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner"
Nihon, Nippon, Japan - a constitutional monarchy occupying the Japanese Archipelago; a world leader in electronics and automobile manufacture and ship building
Translations

sushi

[ˈsuːʃɪ]
A. Nsushi m
B. CPD sushi bar Nbar m de sushi
sushi restaurant Nrestaurante m de sushi

sushi

[ˈsuːʃi] nsushi msushi bar nbar m à sushis
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