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marinate

[ mar-uh-neyt ]
/ 藞m忙r 蓹藢ne瑟t /
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verb (used with object), mar路i路nat路ed, mar路i路nat路ing.
to steep (food) in a marinade.
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Origin of marinate

1635鈥45; probably <Italian marinato, past participle of marinare to pickle. See marine, -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM marinate

mar路i路na路tion, noun

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH marinate

marinade, marinate
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British Dictionary definitions for marinate

marinate
/ (藞m忙r瑟藢ne瑟t) /

verb
to soak in marinade

Derived forms of marinate

marination, noun

Word Origin for marinate

C17: probably from Italian marinato, from marinare to pickle, ultimately from Latin mar墨nus marine
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