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trepang

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Pronunciation: /trɪˈpaŋ
 
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Definition of trepang in English:

noun

Another term for bêche-de-mer (sense 1).
Example sentences
  • Certainly trepang from this trade reached China.
  • The flesh of the trepang has to be drenched in water for a long time prior to cooking, in order to remove a lot of the gelatinous goo, or so I'm told.
  • This trade included the abundant trepang harvested in north Australia.

Origin

late 18th century: from Malay teripang.

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