World English Dictionary
maki (ˈmækɪ)
(in Japanese cuisine) a small segment cut from a long roll of cold rice and various other ingredients wrapped in a sheet of seaweed
[from Japanese, literally: roll]

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Main Entry:  maki
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a Japanese dish of sushi and raw vegetables wrapped in a seaweed sheet; also called maki sushi
Example:  California Roll is an especially popular type of maki.
Etymology:  short for maki zushi
Usage:  cooking's 21st Century Lexicon
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