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shashlik

[shahsh-lik, shahsh-lik] /ʃɑʃˈlɪk, ˈʃɑʃ lɪk/
noun
Also, shashlick, shaslik.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; < Russian shashlýk < Turkic; compare Turkish şişlik stewing meat, equivalent to şiş skewer (cf. shish kebab) + -lik suffix of appurtenance (a in Russ word is unexplained)
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  • shashlik is a dish made from chicken or another meat that is marinated in a vinegar-and-water mixture and then grilled.
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shashlik

/ʃɑːʃˈlɪk; ˈʃɑːʃlɪk/
noun
1.
a type of kebab
Word Origin
from Russian, of Turkic origin; compare shish kebab
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