teriyaki definition by Webster's New World
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a Japanese dish consisting of meat or fish marinated or dipped in spiced soy sauce and broiled, grilled, or barbecued
Origin: Japanese ; from teri, nominal form of teru, to shine plush yaki, nominal form of yaku, to broil: so called because the sauce makes the meat or fish shiny
teriyaki definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A Japanese dish of grilled or broiled slices of marinated meat or shellfish.
Origin: Japanese : teri, glaze + yaki, to broil.