kebob

kabob

[kuh-bob]
noun
1.
Usually, kabobs. small pieces of meat or seafood seasoned or marinated and broiled, often with tomatoes, green peppers, onions, or other vegetables, usually on a skewer.
2.
(in Indian English use) roast meat.
Also, cabob, kebab, kebob, kabab.


Origin:
1665–75; < Arabic, Hindi kabāb < Turkish kebap roast meat. See shish kebab

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kebab

[kuh-bob]
noun
Also, kebob.
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kabob (kəˈbɒb)
 
n
another name for kebab

kebab (kəˈbæb)
 
n
shish kebab, kabob, Also called: cabob a dish consisting of small pieces of meat, tomatoes, onions, etc, threaded onto skewers and grilled, generally over charcoal
 
[C17: via Urdu from Arabic kabāb roast meat]

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kebab
"pieces of meat roasted on a skewer," 1813 (see shish kebab).
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