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Syllabification: braise
Pronunciation: /brāz

Definition of braise in English:


[with object]
Fry (food) lightly and then stew it slowly in a closed container: (as adjective braised) braised veal
More example sentences
  • All sorts of casseroles, stews and braised dishes work well cooked in just one pot, but you can also consider soup for starters and steamed or baked sponge pudding afterwards.
  • You know what that means: think of a slowly braised oxtail stew that you can eat with a fork or spoon, without recourse to a knife.
  • The veal with chilli and braised salad was, I must confess, excellent.


mid 18th century: from French braiser, from braise 'live coals' (in which the container was formerly placed).

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