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precook

verb pre·cook \(ˌ)prē-ˈkk\

: to cook (food) partially or entirely at an earlier time

Full Definition of PRECOOK

transitive verb
:  to cook partially or entirely before final cooking or reheating
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Examples of PRECOOK

  1. He precooked the chicken before he grilled it.
  2. The pasta should be precooked and allowed to cool.

First Known Use of PRECOOK

1926

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