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A Japanese dish consisting of very thin bite-size slices of fresh raw fish, traditionally served with soy sauce and wasabi.
[Japanese : sasu, to prick, stab + mi, body, meat.]
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(Cookery) a Japanese dish of thin fillets of raw fish
[C19: from Japanese sashi pierce + mi flesh]
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sa•shi•mi(sɑˈʃi mi, ˈsɑ ʃi-)
a Japanese dish of raw fish cut into very thin slices. Compare sushi.
[1875–80; < Japanese sashi stabbing + mi(y) body]
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sashimi- Thinly sliced raw fish with a sauce, it is a compound formed from sashi, "pierce," and mi, "flesh."
See also related terms for pierce.
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|Noun||1.||sashimi - very thinly sliced raw fish |
dish - a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner"
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