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yakitori

[yah-ki-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /ˌyɑ kɪˈtɔr i, -ˈtoʊr i/
noun, Japanese Cookery.
1.
a dish of small pieces of boneless chicken, usually marinated, skewered, and grilled.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; < Japanese, equivalent to yaki broil + tori fowl
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  • Order from the traditional yakitori menu for dinner or go with the beef short ribs and calamari.
  • It may be used in liver-specific recipes, such as pâté or yakitori.
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yakitori

/ˌjækɪˈtɔːrɪ/
noun
1.
a Japanese dish consisting of small pieces of chicken skewered and grilled
Word Origin
Japanese, from yaki grilled + tori bird
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