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[suh-vee-chey, ‐chee] /səˈvi tʃeɪ, ‐tʃi/
an appetizer of small pieces of raw fish marinated in lime or lemon juice, often with onions, peppers, and spices.
Also, seviche.
Origin of ceviche
1950-55; < American Spanish (Peru, Ecuador, etc.) cebiche, ceviche, seviche, said to be derivative of Spanish cebo fodder, fish pieces used for bait < Latin cibus food Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for ceviche
  • The guys tell me it is high-energy food for active people: quinoa, fish, ceviche.
  • On the menu are seven different types of ceviche, all equally exquisite.
  • Menu items at this quaint little spot include homemade tortillas, ceviche and tostadas.
  • Appetizers include chilled seafood ceviche, chicken or steak nachos and quesadillas.
  • Start the meal off with an appetizer such as deep fried calamari, ceviche or tuna tartare.
  • Try the handmade guacamole, or start your meal off with fresh ceviche.
  • The tapas menu includes such dishes as truffle potato chips, ceviche and tuna tartare.
  • The chef works in the ceviche tradition, marinating fish to flavor them.
  • What's more, ceviche delivers the nutritional benefits of seafood and is naturally low in calories and fat.

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