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ponzu

noun pon·zu \ˈpän-(ˌ)zü\

Definition of PONZU

:  a tangy sauce made with citrus juice, rice wine vinegar, and soy sauce and used especially on seafood

Origin of PONZU

Japanese ponsu, ponzu juice squeezed from sour oranges, from Dutch pons, literally, punch, from English 4punch
First Known Use: 1972

Other Food Terms

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

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