a Latin American dish consisting of pieces of raw fish or shellfish marinated in lime juice with chilies, chopped tomatoes, etc., and served chilled as an appetizer
Origin of cevicheAmerican Spanish
Raw fish marinated in lime or lemon juice with olive oil and spices and served as an appetizer.
Origin of cevicheSpanish cebiche, ceviche, from Arabic sikbaj, meat cooked in vinegar, from Middle Persian *sikbag : sik, vinegar + -bag, food, broth (from Old Iranian *-paka-, cooked (with or in); see pekw- in Indo-European roots).
From Spanish ceviche.