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hoisin sauce

[ hoi-sin-saws, hoi-sin ]
/ hɔɪˈsɪn ˌsɔs, ˈhɔɪ sɪn /
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noun Chinese Cooking.
a thick, sweet, spicy condiment containing soybeans, sugar, garlic, and chile peppers, used in cooking or as an accompaniment to meat, fish, or poultry, especially Peking duck.
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Origin of hoisin sauce

First recorded in 1960–65; from dialectal Chinese (Guangdong) hóisīn, equivalent to Chinese hǎixiān “seafood”

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