An appetizer consisting of a marinated piece of chicken liver and a water chestnut wrapped in a slice of bacon and grilled or broiled.
An appetizer of E Asian origin consisting of a piece of marinated chicken liver wrapped, together with a slice of water chestnut, in a strip of bacon and broiled.
Origin of rumaki
- Perhaps short for Japanese harumaki spring roll (haru spring) (maki roll) (verbal noun of maku to roll) translation of Chinese (Mandarin) chūn juǎn spring roll
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition