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sweet–and–sour

adjective \ˌswē-tən-ˈsa(-ə)r\

: having a flavor that is both sweet and sour

Full Definition of SWEET-AND-SOUR

:  seasoned with a sauce containing sugar and vinegar or lemon juice <sweet–and–sour shrimp>

First Known Use of SWEET-AND-SOUR

1928

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