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hickory chips

noun [plural] uk   us  
small pieces of hickory wood used as a fuel for a barbecue (= a method of cooking outside) which give food a special taste
Translations of “hickory chips”
in Chinese (Traditional) (燒烤時用作燃料的)山核桃木屑…
in Chinese (Simplified) (烧烤时用作燃料的)山核桃木屑…
(Definition of hickory chips from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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