(keh-BOB) [Arabic, Hindi] Usually plural: small chunks of meat on a skewer, broiled or roasted.
   See also shish kebab.

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  • Kabob — Ka*bob , n. & v. t. See {Cabob}, n. & v. t. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kabob — (esp. Brit. kebab) ► NOUN ▪ a dish of pieces of meat, fish, or vegetables roasted or grilled on a skewer or spit. ORIGIN Arabic …   English terms dictionary

  • kabob — [kə bäb′] n. KEBAB …   English World dictionary

  • kabob — Cabob Ca*bob , n. [Hindi kab[=a]b] [Now more commonly spelled {kabob}.] 1. A small piece of mutton or other meat roasted on a skewer; so called in Turkey and Persia. [Also spelled {kebab}, {kebob}, or {kabab}.] [1913 Webster] 2. A leg of mutton… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kabob — Cabob Ca*bob , v. t. [Now more commonly spelled {kabob}.] To roast, as a cabob. Sir. T. Herbert. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kabob — variant of kebab …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • kabob — /keuh bob /, n. 1. Usually, kabobs. small pieces of meat or seafood seasoned or marinated and broiled, often with tomatoes, green peppers, onions, or other vegetables, usually on a skewer. 2. (in Anglo Indian use) roast meat. Also, cabob, kebab,… …   Universalium

  • kabob — ka|bob [kəˈbɔb US ˈba:b] n [Date: 1600 1700; : Persian; Origin: and Hindi kabab, from Arabic, from Turkish kebap] an American spelling of ↑kebab …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • kabob — ka|bob [ kə bab ] noun count AMERICAN a food consisting of small pieces of meat and vegetables cooked on a stick …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • kabob — [[t]kəbɒ̱b[/t]] kabobs see kebab …   English dictionary

  • kabob — n. small pieces of seasoned and roasted meat served on a skewer …   English contemporary dictionary

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