marinade


1mar·i·nade

noun \ˌmer-ə-ˈnād, ˌma-rə-\

: a sauce in which meat or fish is soaked to add flavor or to make the meat or fish more tender

Full Definition of MARINADE

:  a savory usually acidic sauce in which meat, fish, or a vegetable is soaked to enrich its flavor or to tenderize it

Examples of MARINADE

  1. a variety of spicy marinades

Origin of MARINADE

French, from mariner to pickle, marinate, probably from Italian marinare
First Known Use: 1725

Other Food Terms

Reuben, calamari, chuck, curry, edamame, foie gras, hummus, leaven, nonpareil, peel

2marinade

verb
marinad·edmarinad·ing

Definition of MARINADE

transitive verb
:  marinate

First Known Use of MARINADE

circa 1682

Other Food Terms

Reuben, calamari, chuck, curry, edamame, foie gras, hummus, leaven, nonpareil, peel

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