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kebab

noun [C] uk   /kɪˈbæb/ us    /-ˈbɑːb/
a shish kebab UK a döner kebab
Translations of “kebab”
in Korean 케밥…
in Arabic كَباب (لَحم مَشوي)…
in French brochette…
in Turkish kebap…
in Italian spiedino…
in Chinese (Traditional) 烤肉串…
in Russian кебаб, шашлык…
in Polish kebab…
in Spanish kebab, pincho moruno, brocheta…
in Portuguese espetinho…
in German das Kebab…
in Catalan broqueta moruna…
in Japanese ケバブ(トルコの串焼き料理)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 烤肉串…
(Definition of kebab from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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