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marinade

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Definition of marinade in English:

noun

Pronunciation: /ˌmarɪˈneɪd
 
, ˈmarɪneɪd
 
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A mixture of oil, wine, spices, or similar ingredients, in which meat, fish, or other food is soaked before cooking in order to flavour or soften it: remove the trout from the marinade with a slotted spoon
More example sentences
  • Wine marinades help meat, fish, and game keep a short time in hot weather.
  • From Cumberland sausage, meat and fish marinades, home baking, beer and much more, there will be something to make every mouth water from 9am - 3pm.
  • The marinade for the grilled meat and seafood is delectable and ingredients are a well-kept secret, as we were unable to get it from the staff.

verb

Pronunciation: /ˈmarɪneɪd
 
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another term for marinate.
Example sentences
  • The Scottish sirloin is marinaded in orange, lime, oregano and chillies and then pan-fried.
  • I once barbecued a whole fillet of beef marinaded in a bottle of Jack Daniel's and enclosed in tinfoil.
  • We also learn why vacuum packing gives meat a nasty metallic tang - it cannot breathe but ends up marinading in oxidised blood.

Origin

late 17th century (as a verb): from French, from Spanish marinada, via marinar 'pickle in brine' from marino (see marina).

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