Definitions for shish kebabˈʃɪʃ kəˌbɒb

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

shish ke•babˈʃɪʃ kəˌbɒb(n.)

  1. small cubes of meat, esp. lamb, usu. marinated and broiled, often with vegetables, on a skewer.

    Category: Cooking

Origin of shish kebab:

1910–15; < Turkish şişkebabI=şiş spit (cf. shashlik ) +kebap roast meat (cf. kabob ) +-I 3d sing. possessive suffix

Princeton's WordNet

  1. kabob, kebab, shish kebab(noun)

    cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables


  1. shish kebab(Noun)

    Small cubes of any kind of meat, fowl or fish with or without vegetables that are skewered on a wooden or metal stick and roasted in an oven or over an open fire.


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