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blackened

adjective black·ened \-kənd\

of food : coated with a mixture of hot spices and fried over very high heat

Full Definition of BLACKENED

:  coated with a mixture of spices (as garlic powder and cayenne pepper) and fried over extremely high heat
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Examples of BLACKENED

  1. <the church's blackened ceiling is the result of centuries of candle smoke>

First Known Use of BLACKENED

1979

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