shashlik

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noun shash·lik \shäsh-ˈlik, ˈshäsh-lik\
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shaslik

Definition of shashlik

  1. :  kebab

Origin and Etymology of shashlik

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


First Known Use: 1876

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