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sashimi

[sah-shee-mee; Japanese sah-shee-mee] /sɑˈʃi mi; Japanese ˈsɑ ʃiˌmi/
noun, Japanese Cookery.
1.
raw fish cut into very thin slices.
Compare sushi.
Origin of sashimi
1875-1880
1875-80; < Japanese sashi stabbing + mi(y) body (< *mui)
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sashimi

/ˈsæʃɪmɪ/
noun
1.
a Japanese dish of thin fillets of raw fish
Word Origin
C19: from Japanese sashi pierce + mi flesh
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Word Origin and History for sashimi
n.

"thin slices of raw fish," 1880, from Japanese, from sashi "pierce" + mi "flesh."

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