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sosatie, noun

Forms:
saasaatie, sarsartieShow more Also saasaatie, sarsartie, sasaartjie, sasaatie, sasaatje, sasaatjie, sasaitie, sasartie, sasartjie, sasatie, sassartie, sassartjie, sassatee, sassatie, sassatje, sassatjie, sassatye, soesatie, sosaartjie, sosati, sosatje, sozatie.
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Afrikaans, South African Dutch, JavaneseShow more Afrikaans (earlier South African Dutch sasaatje), from Javanese sesate skewered meat.
1.
a. Cubes of curried or spiced meat grilled on a skewer, sometimes alternated with onions, dried fruit, or fat; a kebab. Also attributive, and figurative.
1833 Cape of G.H. Lit. Gaz. 2 Sept. 138 (Pettman)Sasaitie, or cabobs, is really no despicable eating.
1989 I. Jones Woman’s World Cookbk 83Ostrich Fillet Sosaties in the pan...These superb sosaties/kebabs are not for the braai.
b. comb.
sosatie stick, a fine wooden skewer on which pieces of meat are grilled.
1982 Pretoria News 24 Nov. (Suppl.) 16We stock an enormous range of kitchenware, from Sosatie sticks to non-stick bakeware.
1990 Weekly Mail 22 June 5I had to buy two dozen sosatie sticks.
2. The dwarf succulent Crassula rupestris of the Crassulaceae, with masses of small pink-white flowers in dense clusters.
1966 C.A. Smith Common Names 429Sosaties(-bossie), Crassula rupestris...The vernacular name is derived from the resemblance of the arrangement of the leaves along the branches to a Cape delicacy (sosaties).
1992 S. Afr. Garden & Home Dec. 104Botanic name: Crassula rupestris. Common name: Concertina plant, sosaties.
Cubes of curried or spiced meat grilled on a skewer, sometimes alternated with onions, dried fruit, or fat; a kebab. Also attributive, and figurative.
The dwarf succulent Crassula rupestris of the Crassulaceae, with masses of small pink-white flowers in dense clusters.

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