sauce

[ saws ]
/ sɔs /

noun

verb (used with object), sauced, sauc·ing.

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Origin of sauce

First recorded in 1300–50; Middle English, from Middle French, from Late Latin salsa, noun use of feminine of Latin salsus “salted,” past participle of sallere “to salt,” derivative of sāl “salt”; see also salt1

OTHER WORDS FROM sauce

sauceless, adjectiveo·ver·sauce, verb (used with object), o·ver·sauced, o·ver·sauc·ing.

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH sauce

sauce , source.
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British Dictionary definitions for sauce

sauce
/ (sɔːs) /

noun

verb (tr)

Derived forms of sauce

sauceless, adjective

Word Origin for sauce

C14: via Old French from Latin salsus salted, from salīre to sprinkle with salt, from sal salt
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Idioms and Phrases with sauce

sauce

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