satay definition by Webster's New World
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a dish consisting of chunks of marinated meat, shrimp, etc., broiled on skewers and dipped in a spicy peanut sauce
Origin: Malay or Javanese ; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps
satay definition by American Heritage Dictionary
also sa·té or sa·tenoun
A dish of southeast Asia consisting of strips of marinated meat, poultry, or seafood grilled on skewers and dipped in peanut sauce.
Origin: Malay saté, satai or Indonesian sate, both perhaps of Tamil origin.