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braise

verb \ ˈbrāz \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of braise

braised; braising
transitive verb
: to cook slowly in fat and a small amount of liquid in a closed pot

Examples of braise in a Sentence

  1. He braised the beef in a wine sauce.

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Origin and Etymology of braise

French braiser, from braise live coals, from Old French breze, probably of Germanic origin; akin to Swedish brasa fire


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braise

noun

Definition of braise

: an item of braised food

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First Known Use of braise

circa 1885


BRAISE Defined for English Language Learners

braise

verb

Definition of braise for English Language Learners

  • : to cook (food) slowly in fat and a small amount of liquid in a covered pot



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