nuoc mam

nuoc mam

noun \nü-ˈäk-ˈmäm\

Definition of NUOC MAM

:  a sauce made of fish (as anchovies) fermented in brine

Origin of NUOC MAM

Vietnamese nước mắm, literally, salted fish sauce
First Known Use: 1919


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