pot liquor

or pot-liquor


noun

Midland and Southern U.S. the broth in which meat or vegetables, as salt pork or greens, have been cooked.

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Origin of pot liquor

First recorded in 1735–45
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British Dictionary definitions for pot liquor

pot liquor

noun

mainly US the broth in which meat, esp pork or bacon, and vegetables have been cooked
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