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teriyaki

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noun ter·i·ya·ki \ˌter-ē-ˈyä-kē\

Simple Definition of teriyaki

  • : a sauce used in some Asian cooking

  • : a dish that is flavored with teriyaki

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of teriyaki

  1. :  a Japanese dish of meat or fish that is grilled or broiled after being soaked in a seasoned soy sauce marinade

Origin of teriyaki

Japanese, from teri glaze + yaki broiling


First Known Use: 1962


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