shashlik

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shash·lik

or shash·lick  (shäsh-lĭk′, shäsh′lĭk)
n.
A dish consisting of marinated cubes of meat, such as lamb, grilled or roasted on a spit, often with slices of various vegetables; shish kebab.

[Russian shashlyk, of Turkish origin.]
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shashlik

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shashlick

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shaslik

n
(Cookery) a type of kebab
[from Russian, of Turkic origin; compare shish kebab]
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shish ke•bab

(ˈʃɪʃ kəˌbɒb)
n.
small cubes of meat, esp. lamb, usu. marinated and broiled, often with vegetables, on a skewer.
[1910–15; < Turkish şişkebabI=şiş spit (compare shashlik) + kebap roast meat (compare kabob) + -I 3d singular possessive suffix]
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