rumaki

noun
ru·​ma·​ki
variants: or less commonly ramaki \ rəˈmäkē \
plural -s

Definition of rumaki

: a cooked appetizer consisting of pieces of usually marinated chicken liver wrapped together with sliced water chestnuts in bacon slices

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First Known Use of rumaki

1941, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rumaki

perhaps modification of Japanese harumaki, translation of Chinese ch'un1 chuan4 spring roll

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“Rumaki.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rumaki. Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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