souvlaki

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noun sou·vla·ki \süv-ˈlä-kē\
variants: or less commonly

souvlakia

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Definition of souvlaki

Origin and Etymology of souvlaki

Modern Greek soublakia, plural of soublaki, from diminutive of soubla skewer, from Middle Greek, from Latin subula awl, from suere to sew — more at sew


First Known Use: 1942


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