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Meaning of “kebab” - Learner’s Dictionary

kebab

noun [C]     /kɪˈbæb/ ( also shish kebab)
small pieces of meat or vegetables cooked on a long, thin stickSavoury dishes
Translations of “kebab”
in Arabic كَباب (لَحم مَشوي)…
in Korean 케밥…
in Malaysian kebab…
in French brochette…
in Turkish kebap…
in Italian spiedino…
in Chinese (Traditional) 烤肉串…
in Russian кебаб, шашлык…
in Polish kebab…
in Vietnamese thịt nướng…
in Spanish kebab, pincho moruno, brocheta…
in Portuguese espetinho…
in Thai เนื้อสะเต๊ะ…
in German das Kebab…
in Catalan broqueta moruna…
in Japanese ケバブ(トルコの串焼き料理)…
in Indonesian sate…
in Chinese (Simplified) 烤肉串…
(Definition of kebab from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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