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sukiyaki

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noun su·ki·ya·ki \skē-ˈyä-kē; ˌsu̇-kē-ˈ, ˌsü-\

Definition of sukiyaki

  1. :  a dish consisting of thin slices of meat, tofu, and vegetables cooked in soy sauce and sugar



Origin and Etymology of sukiyaki

Japanese, from suki- slice + yaki broil


First Known Use: 1919


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