Definition of trepang in English:
Another term for bêche-de-mer (sense 1).
- 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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