Etymology
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shish kebab (n.)

1914, from Armenian shish kabab, from Turkish siskebap, from sis "skewer" + kebap "roast meat."

updated on August 29, 2013

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Definitions of shish kebab from WordNet

shish kebab (n.)
cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables;
Synonyms: kabob / kebab
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