precook

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verb pre·cook \(ˌ)prē-ˈku̇k\

Definition of precook

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to cook partially or entirely before final cooking or reheating

Examples of precook in a sentence

  1. He precooked the chicken before he grilled it.

  2. The pasta should be precooked and allowed to cool.

1926

First Known Use of precook

1926


PRECOOK Defined for English Language Learners

precook

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verb pre·cook \(ˌ)prē-ˈku̇k\

Definition of precook for English Language Learners

  • : to cook (food) partially or entirely at an earlier time


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