Definition of souvlaki in English:

souvlaki

Line breaks: souv|laki
Pronunciation: /suːˈvlɑːki
 
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noun (plural souvlakia /-kɪə/ or souvlakis)

[mass noun]
  • A Greek dish of pieces of meat grilled on a skewer: a generous plate of souvlaki [count noun]: souvlakia in pitta
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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.

Origin

modern Greek.

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