Definition of maki in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈmaki


[mass noun]
A Japanese dish consisting of sushi and raw vegetables wrapped in seaweed: I stopped in for a quick dinner of fresh and delicious spicy tuna maki
More example sentences
  • I was impressed with the vegetarian options - the vegetable spring roll, vegetable tempura and vegetable maki sushi were excellent.
  • All rolls were beautiful presented on a platter, the crunchy spicy tuna maki was the best I've had in a long time.
  • Although everything seemed fairly fresh, the maki was just average.


from Japanese makizushi, from maki- (combining form of maku 'roll up') + -zushi (combining form of sushi).

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