from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A Japanese dish consisting of very thin bite-size slices of fresh raw fish, traditionally served with soy sauce and wasabi.
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- n. Thin slices or pieces of raw fish which can be salmon, yellowfin, etc., eaten alone or in sushi (formed sticky rice, wrapped in seaweed)
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. very thinly sliced raw fish
Japanese : sasu, to prick, stab + mi, body, meat.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Japanese 刺身 (sashimi, "sliced raw fish"). (Wiktionary)