soya-sauce

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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