adjective mar·i·na·ra \ˌmer-ə-ˈner-ə, -ˈnär-\

Definition of marinara

  1. :  made with tomatoes, onions, garlic, and spices <marinara sauce>; also :  served with marinara sauce <spaghetti marinara>

Origin and Etymology of marinara

Italian (alla) marinara, literally, in sailor style

First Known Use: 1948

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