shabu-shabu

noun sha·bu-sha·bu \ ˈshä-bü-ˈshä-bü \

Definition of shabu-shabu

: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


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