shaslik
noun see shashlik

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • shaslik — shas·lik …   English syllables

  • shaslik — noun see shashlik …   Useful english dictionary

  • shashlik — also shaslik noun Etymology: Russian shashlyk, probably modification of Crimean Tatar šišlik, from šiš skewer Date: 1876 kebab …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • List of English words of Turkic origin — This is a list of words that have entered into the English language from the Turkic languages. Many of them came via traders and soldiers from and in the Ottoman Empire. There are some Turkic words as well, most of them entered English via the… …   Wikipedia

  • shashlik — /shahsh lik , shahsh lik/, n. See shish kebab. Also, shashlick, shaslik. [1925 30; < Russ shashlýk < Turkic; cf. Turk sislik stewing meat, equiv. to sis skewer (cf. SHISH KEBAB) + lik suffix of appurtenance (a in Russ word is unexplained)] * * * …   Universalium

  • shish kebab — /shish keuh bob / a dish consisting of kabobs broiled or roasted on a skewer. Also called shashlik, shashlick, shaslik. [1910 15; < Turk siskebabi, equiv. to sis spit (cf. SHASHLIK) + kebap roast meat (cf. KABOB) + i 3d sing. possessive suffix] * …   Universalium

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