soy sauce

noun
a salty, fermented sauce much used on fish and other dishes in the Orient, prepared from soybeans.
Also, soya sauce.


Origin:
1785–95

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soy sauce (sɔɪ)
 
n
Also called: soya sauce a salty dark brown sauce made from fermented soya beans, used esp in Japanese and Chinese cookery

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Example sentences
It is then cooked in soy sauce, water and other flavorings.
When the sizzling dies down, add the soy sauce and stock or water.
Sashimi, for example, is raw fish dipped in seasoned soy sauce.
Pour in water and soy sauce, and stir in sugar and hot pepper paste.
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