[souuh r-braht-n, sou-er-; German zou-uh r-braht-n]
- a pot roast of beef, marinated before cooking in a mixture of vinegar, sugar, and seasonings.
Origin of sauerbraten
1885–90, Americanism; < German, equivalent to sauer sour + Braten roast
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- beef marinated in vinegar, sugar, and seasonings, and then braised
German, from sauer sour + Braten roast