Definition of trepang in English:

trepang

Line breaks: tre|pang
Pronunciation: /trɪˈpaŋ
 
/

noun

another term for bêche-de-mer (sense 1).
More 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.

More definitions of trepang

Definition of trepang in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day semblance
Pronunciation: ˈsɛmbləns
noun
the outward appearance or apparent form of something…