[ souuh r-braht-n, sou-er-; German zou-uhr-braht-n ]
/ ˈsaʊərˌbrɑt n, ˈsaʊ ər-; German ˈzaʊ ərˌbrɑt n /


a pot roast of beef, marinated before cooking in a mixture of vinegar, sugar, and seasonings.


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Origin of sauerbraten

1885–90, Americanism; < German, equivalent to sauer sour + Braten roast

Words nearby sauerbraten Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

British Dictionary definitions for sauerbraten

/ (ˈsaʊəˌbrɑːtən, German ˈzauərˌbraːtən) /


beef marinated in vinegar, sugar, and seasonings, and then braised

Word Origin for sauerbraten

German, from sauer sour + Braten roast
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