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[sah-tey] /sɑˈteɪ/
noun
1.
a Southeast Asian, especially Indonesian and Malaysian, dish of marinated, bite-size pieces of meat, skewered, barbecued, and usually served with a peanut-flavored dipping sauce.
Also, satay, saté.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; < Malay satay, sate
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British Dictionary definitions for saté

satay

/ˈsæteɪ/
noun
1.
barbecued spiced meat cooked on skewers usually made from the stems of coconut leaves
Word Origin
from Malay

sate1

/seɪt/
verb (transitive)
1.
to satisfy (a desire or appetite) fully
2.
to supply beyond capacity or desire
Word Origin
Old English sadian; related to Old High German satōn; see sad, satiate

sate2

/sæt; seɪt/
verb
1.
(archaic) a past tense and past participle of sit
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Word Origin and History for saté

sate

v.

"to satisfy, surfeit," c.1600, alteration (by influence of Latin satiare "satiate") of Middle English saden "become satiated; satiate," from Old English sadian "to satiate, fill; be sated, get wearied," from Proto-Germanic *sadon "to satisfy, sate," from root *sa- "to satisfy" (see sad (adj.)). Related: Sated; sating.

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