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shoyu

[shoh-yoo]
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noun
  1. soy sauce.
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Historical Examples

  • The katsuwo sauce is prepared of the katsuwobushi and the shoyu.

    A Japanese Boy

    Shigemi Shiukichi

  • The shoyu is a sauce by itself and brewed of wheat, beans and salt.

    A Japanese Boy

    Shigemi Shiukichi

  • Mohitori: officials who had charge of wells, shoyu (Japanese sauce) and ice-houses.

  • Chinese sauce may be used instead of Shoyu which may be obtained at any Chinese restaurant.

    Allied Cookery

    Grace Glergue Harrison and Gertrude Clergue

  • In preparing the sauce, the katsuwobushi is simply chipped and simmered in a mixture of water and the shoyu.

    A Japanese Boy

    Shigemi Shiukichi


British Dictionary definitions for shoyu

shoyu

noun
  1. a Japanese variety of soy sauce
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Word Origin

C18: Japanese
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