shabu-shabu

noun
sha·​bu-sha·​bu | \ ˈshä-bü-ˈshä-bü How to pronounce shabu-shabu (audio) \

Definition of shabu-shabu

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

First Known Use of shabu-shabu

1967, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for shabu-shabu

Japanese, of imitative origin

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“Shabu-shabu.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shabu-shabu. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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