marinade

[n. mar-uh-neyd; v. mar-uh-neyd]
noun
1.
a seasoned liquid, usually of vinegar or wine with oil, herbs, spices, etc., in which meat, fish, vegetables, etc., are steeped before cooking.
2.
meat, fish, vegetables, etc., steeped in it.
verb (used with object), marinaded, marinading.
3.

Origin:
1675–85; < French < Provençal marinado, noun use of feminine past participle of mariná to cure meat or fish in brine, verbal derivative of marin marine

marinade, marinate.
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marinade
 
n
1.  a spiced liquid mixture of oil, wine, vinegar, herbs, etc, in which meat or fish is soaked before cooking
2.  meat or fish soaked in this liquid
 
vb
3.  a variant of marinate
 
[C17: from French, from Spanish marinada, from marinar to pickle in brine, marinate]

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marinade
1704, from Fr. marinade "spiced vinegar or brine for pickling," from mariner (see marinate).
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Example sentences
She fitted the sharks with headgear consisting of two tubes delivering this
  squid marinade to one nostril and then the other.
Soak the bird's bits overnight in a marinade containing olive oil, lemon juice
  and garlic.
Add the remaining marinade and enough chicken stock to cover the veggies.
Remove the fish from the marinade and place it on the plank.
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