Ceviche meaning

sə-vē'chā, sĕ-
Raw fish marinated in lime or lemon juice with olive oil and spices and served as an appetizer.
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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.
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(cooking) Raw seafood cured by marination in an acidic medium such as citrus, vinegar, or other souring agent, found primarily in Latin America.
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Origin of ceviche

  • Spanish cebiche, ceviche from Arabic sikbāj meat cooked in vinegar from Middle Persian sikbāg sik vinegar -bāg food, broth (from Old Iranian -pāka- cooked (with or in) pekw- in Indo-European roots)
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Spanish ceviche.
    From Wiktionary