from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A dish consisting of marinated cubes of lamb or beef grilled or roasted on a spit, often with slices of eggplant, onion, and tomato; shish kebab.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A form of skewered dish.
Russian shashlyk, of Turkish origin.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Russian шашлык (šašlýk), from Turkic, compare Turkish şişlik.  (Wiktionary)