Definition of Souvlaki

1. Noun. Made of lamb.

Exact synonyms: Souvlakia
Generic synonyms: Kabob, Kebab, Shish Kebab
Geographical relationships: Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic



Definition of Souvlaki

1. Noun. any of several Greek dishes such as kalamaki, giros, kebab and shawarma ¹

2. Noun. a wrapped pancake dish filled with meat, salad and some kind of sauce or dressing, commonly called a kebab ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Souvlaki

1. a Greek shish kebab [n -S]

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Literary usage of Souvlaki

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Canadian Rockies Adventure Guide by Brenda Koller (2006)
"I was quite content watching customers come and go while I enjoyed my chicken souvlaki (kebob) with homemade fries. The only thing missing: a glass of crisp ..."

2. Western Canada by Paul-Eric Dumontier, Jennifer McMorran, Pierre Longnus (2004)
"It's a hidden treasure (the entrance is shared with a laundromat), but if you're craving a souvlaki pita or Greek salad, this is the place to go. ..."

3. Inside Passage & Coastal Alaska by Lynn Readicker-Henderson (2006)
"Moving out of Fairhaven, try Eleni's Family Restaurant, 3720 Meridian, which has good souvlaki and shish kabob, plus less exotic fare for a cheap $8-10. ..."

4. Adventure Guide to the Inside Passage and Coastal Alaska by Lynn Readicker-Henderson (2002)
"If you're determined to look at the rest of the town for food, try Eleni's Family Restaurant, 3720 Meridian, which has good souvlaki and shish kabob, ..."

5. Panama Adventure Guide by Patricia Katzman (2004)
"Jimmy's owner is Greek, so you'll find souvlaki, moussaka and other tasty specialties. This popular place has dining indoors or outdoors on a recently ..."

6. Adventure Guide to the Alaska Highway by Ed Readicker-Henderson (2006)
"... steak, and seafood from $20. Most people think this is the best salmon in town - it's flown in fresh from Sitka. souvlaki, 310 1st Ave., ..."

7. Debris from a Public Dining Place in the Athenian Agora by Susan I. Rotroff, John Howard Oakley (1992)
"stock harping on the austerity of an older, finer age, for if the diners at the northwest corner of the Agora ate souvlaki, it seems certain that Perikles ..."

8. Adventure Guide to Maui by Sharon Hamblin (2005)
"Among the entrées are chicken or lamb souvlaki, sliced leg of lamb and lamb and chicken shish kabobs. Try the "Taste of Greece" platter with moussaka, ..."

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