Definition of souvlaki in English:

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Pronunciation: /so͞ovˈläkē/

noun (plural souvlakia /-ˈläkyä/ or souvlakis)

A Greek dish of pieces of meat grilled on a skewer: a generous plate of souvlaki souvlakia in pita
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  • The scientists from Glasgow University were astounded at how quickly tzatziki, souvlaki and Greek salads were replaced with burgers, fish suppers and Scotch pies.
  • With a variety of food such as souvlaki, Greek salad, humous, spanokle pita and a deliciously sweet baklava for desert, Laurin was proud to dish it out to the waiting lineup.
  • But don't expect traditional Greek fare like skewers of chicken souvlaki, tzatziki and rice pilaf.


Modern Greek.

Words that rhyme with souvlaki

Iraqi, Kawasaki, khaki, larky, malarkey, menarche, Nagasaki, narky, parky, raki, saké, saki, sarky, sparky, sukiyaki, teriyaki

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Syllabification: souv·la·ki

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