Definition of sauerbraten in English:


Line breaks: sauer|braten
Pronunciation: /ˈsaʊəˌbrɑːt(ə)n


[mass noun] chiefly North American
  • A dish of German origin consisting of beef that is marinaded in vinegar with peppercorns, onions, and other seasonings before cooking: specialities include schnitzel and sauerbraten [count noun]: a change from heavy sauerbratens, these veal balls are light [as modifier]: sauerbraten sandwiches
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    • The traditional German restaurant, serving schnitzel, bratwurst, knackwurst, sauerbraten, and large quantities of beer, is rapidly disappearing in Germany.
    • Cinnamon and allspice chime in a thin, sweet-sour broth that has something in common with sauerbraten or the darker moles.
    • It needs time to marinate, like ceviche or kimchee or sauerbraten.


from German, from sauer 'sour' + Braten 'roast meat'.

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