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kebab

noun ke·bab \kə-ˈbäb also ˈkā-ˌ\

Simple Definition of kebab

  • : a dish made by pushing a long, thin stick (called a skewer) through pieces of meat and vegetables and cooking them on a grill

Full Definition of kebab

  1. :  cubes of meat (as lamb or beef) marinated and cooked with vegetables usually on a skewer

Variants of kebab

or ke·bob also ka·bob \kə-ˈbäb also ˈkā-ˌ\

Origin of kebab

ultimately from Arabic or Persian kabāb, from Turkish kebap


First Known Use: 1673


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