escabeche

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See also: escabeché and escabèche

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Spanish escabeche, which see, from Arabic. Possibly related to ceviche.

Noun[edit]

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escabeche (plural escabeches)

  1. A dish of fish (sometimes chicken) first fried then marinated in a spiced vinegar and served cold.

Translations[edit]

References[edit]

  • OED 2006

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Andalusian Arabic, from Arabic اَلسِّكْبَاجَة (as-sikbāja), feminine of سِكْبَاج (sikbāj), from Middle Persian *sḵbʾk' (*sikbāg) (whence Persian سکبا (sekbâ)).

Noun[edit]

escabeche m (plural escabeches)

  1. escabeche
  2. pickle (food preserved by pickling in vinegar)

Verb[edit]

escabeche

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of escabechar.
  2. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of escabechar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of escabechar.