shabu–shabu

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noun sha·bu–sha·bu \ˈshä-bü-ˈshä-bü\

Definition of shabu–shabu

  1. :  a Japanese dish consisting of thinly sliced beef and vegetables cooked briefly in simmering broth at the table

Origin and Etymology of shabu–shabu

Japanese, of imitative origin


First Known Use: 1967


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