shashlik

noun
shash·lik | \ shäsh-ˈlik , ˈshäsh-lik \
variants: or less commonly shaslik

Definition of shashlik 

: kebab

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But the kebab recipe, Uzbek shashlik in the book, comes from her stepfather, who married her mother after her father died. Louisa Chu, chicagotribune.com, "Change Memorial Day grilling lineup with charred greens, savory kebabs," 21 May 2018 Like kefir, shashlik (which means skewered meats across a huge swath of the world, from Eastern Europe to Central Asia) has ancient roots. Louisa Chu, chicagotribune.com, "Change Memorial Day grilling lineup with charred greens, savory kebabs," 21 May 2018

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First Known Use of shashlik

1876, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for shashlik

Russian shashlyk, probably modification of Crimean Tatar šišlik, from šiš skewer

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