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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.]
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sushi

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

sushi

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

[ˈsuːʃi] nsushi msushi bar nbar m à sushis
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References in periodicals archive ?
Styles of Sushi and its presentation vary widely, but the key ingredient is 'sushi rice', also referred to as shari or sumeshi. The term sushi is no longer used in its original context and literally means 'sour-tasting'.
Styles of sushi and its presentation are very wide, but the key ingredient is 'sushi rice', also referred to as shari or sumeshi. The term sushi is no longer used in its original context and literally means 'sour-tasting'.
A Sushi is derived from sumeshi, which means vinegared rice.