fish sauce

noun

Definition of fish sauce

: a sauce made of fermented anchovies used in Asian cooking

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History and Etymology for fish sauce

translation of Vietnamese nước mắm or Thai námplaa

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“Fish sauce.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fish%20sauce. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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