shish kebab Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"shish kebab" in British English

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shish kebabnoun [C]

uk   /ˈʃiːʃ.kɪˌbæb/  us   /ˈʃiːʃ.kɪˌbɑːb/ (also kebab, US also kabob)
a ​dish consisting of ​smallpieces of ​meat and ​vegetables that have been put on a ​long, ​thinstick or ​metalrod and ​cooked together
(Definition of shish kebab from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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shish kebabnoun [C/U]

(also shish kabob)  us   /ˈʃiʃ kəˌbɑb/
smallpieces of ​meat, esp. lamb , and ​vegetablescooked on a ​stick or ​metalrod
(Definition of shish kebab from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “shish kebab”
in Chinese (Simplified) 烤肉串…
in Turkish şiş kebap…
in Russian шашлык…
in Chinese (Traditional) 烤肉串…
in Polish szaszłyk…
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