Definition of trepang in English:


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Pronunciation: /trɪˈpaŋ


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


late 18th century: from Malay teripang.

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