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 (shə-wär′mə) also shwar·ma (shwär′-)
Meat, especially beef, chicken, or lamb, that is marinated, roasted slowly on a spit, and cut in thin slices, often wrapped in pita bread and served with various vegetables and tahini sauce.

[Arabic šāwurma, šāwirma, from Turkish çevirme, a turn (as on a spit), meat roasted on a spit, from verbal n. of çevirmek, to turn, from Old Turkic çevürmek, perhaps alteration of earlier tevirmek.]
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Rabbi Zvi and I shot the breeze over schawarma. It turned out that we're the same age and have somewhat similar family histories.
Then you've also got cuisine with a somewhat more international flavour - Alsace-style Flammkuchen/Tarte Flambee, which is like a crispy, thin-crust pizza but comes with a creme fraiche rather than tomato sauce base, and Arabic chicken or lamb schawarmas, which are a more authentic, tasty and less greasy version of the Great British Kebab.