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sha·war·ma

 (shə-wär′mə) also shwar·ma (shwär′-)
n.
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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Y mucha gente prefiere --segun sus ingresos-- comer una que otra cosa en la calle: un hot dog, una empanada rellena de carne o queso llamada chebureck, o shaurma parecida por su modo de cocinar a un taco de pastor mexicano aunque la carne --de pollo y no de cerdo-- se sirve en un pan arabe.