shish kebab


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shish ke·bab

also shish ke·bob or shish ka·bob  (shĭsh′ kə-bŏb′)
n.
A dish consisting of pieces of seasoned meat and sometimes vegetables roasted on skewers and served with condiments.

[Armenian šiš kyabab, from Turkish şiş kebabı : şiş, skewer (from earlier şış, from Old Turkic sı⋮ş) + kebabı, qualified (possessed) form of kebap, meat roasted over coals (from Arabic kabāb, cooked meat in small pieces, possibly from Aramaic kabbābā, burning, charring, from kabbeb, to char, roast, probably from Akkadian kabābu, to burn; see kbb in Semitic roots).]

shish kebab

(ˈʃiːʃ kəˈbæb)
n
(Cookery) a dish consisting of small pieces of meat and vegetables threaded onto skewers and grilled
[from Turkish şiş kebab, from şiş skewer; see kebab]

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]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shish kebab - cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetablesshish kebab - cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables
dish - a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner"
souvlaki, souvlakia - made of lamb
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