[ noun mar-uh-neyd; verb mar-uh-neyd ]
/ noun ˌmær əˈneɪd; verb ˈmær əˌneɪd /
a seasoned liquid, usually of vinegar or wine with oil, herbs, spices, etc., in which meat, fish, vegetables, etc., are steeped before cooking.
meat, fish, vegetables, etc., steeped in it.
verb (used with object), mar·i·nad·ed, mar·i·nad·ing.
Words nearby marinade
Origin of marinade
1675–85; < French < Provençal marinado, noun use of feminine past participle of mariná to cure meat or fish in brine, verbal derivative of marin marine
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH marinademarinade marinate
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British Dictionary definitions for marinading
a spiced liquid mixture of oil, wine, vinegar, herbs, etc, in which meat or fish is soaked before cooking
meat or fish soaked in this liquid
a variant of marinate
Word Origin for marinade
C17: from French, from Spanish marinada, from marinar to pickle in brine, marinate
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