Definition of


  1. (noun, food) beef or chicken or seafood marinated in spicy soy sauce and grilled or broiled

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Alternate forms of Teriyaki

Hypernyms: dish

Origin of the word Teriyaki

  1. 1962, from Japanese, from teri "gloss, lustre" + yaki "roast." more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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