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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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of precook

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

Examples of precook in a sentence

  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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