Definition of tataki in English:

tataki

Line breaks: ta¦taki
Pronunciation: /təˈtaki
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • (In Japanese cookery) a dish consisting of meat or fish steak, served either raw or lightly seared.
    More example sentences
    • Our starter plate was the tuna tataki.
    • Take for example one evening's beef tataki, an appetizer special that deserves a permanent place on the menu.
    • The tuna tataki was beautiful, garnished with a small orchid.

Origin

Japanese, literally ‘pounded, minced’.

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