noun plural -bos

the national dish of the Philippines, which consists of chunks of meat, fish, or vegetables, marinated in vinegar, soy sauce, garlic, and spices and then stewed in the marinade

Word Origin for adobo

C20: from Spanish
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Contemporary Examples of adobo

  • Lean turkey meat finds new life in the deep, smoky flavors of chipotle in adobo.

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