variants or less commonly ramaki
plural -s
: a cooked appetizer consisting of pieces of usually marinated chicken liver wrapped together with sliced water chestnuts in bacon slices

Word History


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

First Known Use

1941, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rumaki was in 1941

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“Rumaki.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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