adobo

/ (əˈdəʊbəʊ) /

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

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Word Origin for adobo

C20: from Spanish
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