braise


1braise

transitive verb \ˈbrāz\

: to cook (food) slowly in fat and a small amount of liquid in a covered pot

braised brais·ing

Full Definition of BRAISE

:  to cook slowly in fat and little moisture in a closed pot

Examples of BRAISE

  1. He braised the beef in a wine sauce.

Origin of BRAISE

French braiser, from braise live coals, from Old French breze, probably of Germanic origin; akin to Swedish brasa fire
First Known Use: 1797

2braise

noun

Definition of BRAISE

:  an item of braised food

First Known Use of BRAISE

circa 1885

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