brown sauce

noun

Definition of brown sauce

: a sauce consisting typically of stock thickened with flour browned in fat

Examples of brown sauce in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The messmen had already laid out the midrats in two stainless-steel vats, one filled with a dark-colored meat in a brown sauce and the other filled with a light-colored meat in a white sauce. Elliot Ackerman, Wired, 2 Mar. 2021 Homestyle means pork adobo ($10.50 for a plate dinner), fatty chunks of pork stewed in brown sauce like a Sunday roast over white rice. Mike Sutter, ExpressNews.com, 9 Apr. 2020 This thick, dark brown sauce is a staple in Chinese family-style cooking. NBC News, 13 Oct. 2019 This thick, dark brown sauce is a staple in Chinese family-style cooking. NBC News, 13 Oct. 2019 This thick, dark brown sauce is a staple in Chinese family-style cooking. NBC News, 13 Oct. 2019 Oyster Sauce Made from oyster extracts, this savory, thick, salty, dark brown sauce is considered a staple in Chinese family-style cooking. Katie Workman, NBC News, 19 Dec. 2019 My dining companion loves her stroganoff, the brown sauce tart and creamy, the spaetzle just right. Diana Spechler, Washington Post, 17 Dec. 2019 This thick, dark brown sauce is a staple in Chinese family-style cooking. NBC News, 13 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of brown sauce

1723, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of brown sauce was in 1723

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“Brown sauce.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brown%20sauce. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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