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marinade

noun mar·i·nade \ ˌmer-ə-ˈnād , ˌma-rə- \
Updated on: 21 May 2018

Definition of marinade

: a savory usually acidic sauce in which meat, fish, or a vegetable is soaked to enrich its flavor or to tenderize it

Examples of marinade in a Sentence

  1. a variety of spicy marinades

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Origin and Etymology of marinade

French, from mariner to pickle, marinate, probably from Italian marinare


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marinade

verb

Definition of marinade

marinaded; marinading

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First Known Use of marinade

circa 1682

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  • : a sauce in which meat or fish is soaked to add flavor or to make the meat or fish more tender



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