bagoong

noun
ba·​go·​ong | \ bäˈgȯʔˌȯŋ \
plural -s

Definition of bagoong

Philippines
: a paste or sauce of small fish and prawns which have been salted and fermented that is much used as seasoning

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First Known Use of bagoong

1924, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bagoong

Tagalog

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“Bagoong.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bagoong. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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