(also Tabasco sauce)
noun[mass noun] trademark
A pungent sauce made from the fruit of a capsicum pepper.
- The plant is Capsicum frutescens (or C. annuum), family Solanaceae.
- Nearly 12% of respondents keep condiments handy at their desks, particularly Tabasco, soy sauce, salt, or olive oil.
- Whisk in the lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, Tabasco sauce and Dijon mustard.
- It was baked chicken, really, but it was basted with a mixture of butter, Worcestershire sauce, Tabasco and spices, resulting in a beautiful, browned, crispy and tasty skin.
Late 19th century: named after the state of Tabasco (see Tabasco1).
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