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precook

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verb pre·cook \(ˌ)prē-ˈku̇k\

Simple Definition of precook

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

Full Definition of precook

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to cook partially or entirely before final cooking or reheating

Examples of precook

  1. He precooked the chicken before he grilled it.

  2. The pasta should be precooked and allowed to cool.



1926

First Known Use of precook

1926


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