Definition of souvlaki in English:


Syllabification: souv·la·ki
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.

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