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marinade

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noun mar·i·nade \ˌmer-ə-ˈnād, ˌma-rə-\

Definition of marinade

  1. :  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

Origin and Etymology of marinade

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


First Known Use: 1725


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marinade

verb mar·i·nade

Definition of marinade

marinaded

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marinading

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  marinate

Circa 1682

First Known Use of marinade

circa 1682


MARINADE Defined for English Language Learners

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marinade

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noun mar·i·nade \ˌmer-ə-ˈnād, ˌma-rə-\

Definition of marinade for English Language Learners

  • : 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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