Definition of trepang
: any of several large sea cucumbers (as of the genera Actinopyga and Holothuria) that are taken mostly in the southwestern Pacific and are boiled, dried, and used especially in Asian cuisine —called also bêche-de-mer
Origin and Etymology of trepang
First Known Use: 1783
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