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ke·bab / kəˈbäb/ (also ka·bob) • n. a dish of pieces of meat roasted or grilled on a skewer or spit. ∎  a dish of any kind of food cooked in pieces in this way: swordfish kebabs.

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kebab Turkish for roast meat. Shishkebab is small pieces of mutton rubbed with salt, pepper, etc., and roasted on a skewer (shish in Turkish) sometimes interspaced with vegetables. Shashlik is a Georgian version.

Döner kebab is a Turkish speciality consisting of marinated mutton or lamb packed into a cylindrical mass and grilled on a vertical rotating spit (shawarma in Arabic).

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kebab XVII (cabob). — Urdu (Pers.) — Arab. kabāb; also through Turk.