adobo

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noun ado·bo \ə-ˈdō-bō, ä-ˈthō-bō\

Definition of adobo

plural

adobos

  1. :  a Philippine dish of fish or meat usually marinated in a sauce containing vinegar and garlic, browned in fat, and simmered in the marinade

Origin and Etymology of adobo

Spanish


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