souvlakia
noun see souvlaki

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  • souvlakia — [so͞o vläkēso͞o vlä′kē ə] n. 〚< ModGr soubla, skewer < Gr, awl; akin to L subula < IE * siūdhla < base * siw , SEW〛 a Greek version of shish kebab, for which the meat is marinated before broiling: also souvlaki [so͞o vläkē] * * * …   Universalium

  • souvlakia — [so͞o vläkēso͞o vlä′kē ə] n. [< ModGr soubla, skewer < Gr, awl; akin to L subula < IE * siūdhla < base * siw , SEW] a Greek version of shish kebab, for which the meat is marinated before broiling: also souvlaki [so͞o vläkē] …   English World dictionary

  • souvlakia — sou·vla·kia …   English syllables

  • souvlakia — noun made of lamb • Syn: ↑souvlaki • Regions: ↑Greece, ↑Hellenic Republic, ↑Ellas • Hypernyms: ↑kabob, ↑kebab, ↑shish kebab …   Useful english dictionary

  • Souvlaki — (Greek: el. Σουβλάκι) is a popular Greek fast food consisting of small pieces of meat and sometimes vegetables grilled on a skewer. It may be served on the skewer for eating out of hand, in a pita sandwich with garnishes and sauces, or on a… …   Wikipedia

  • souvlaki — also souvlakia noun Etymology: Modern Greek soublakia, plural of soublaki, from diminutive of soubla skewer, from Middle Greek, from Latin subula awl, from suere to sew more at sew Date: 1942 shish kebab …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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