bagoong

noun

ba·​go·​ong
bäˈgȯʔˌȯŋ
plural -s
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

1924, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bagoong was in 1924

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“Bagoong.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bagoong. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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