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soy sauce

[ soi-saws ]
/ ˈsɔɪ ˌsɔs /
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noun
a salty, fermented sauce prepared from soybeans, used in East Asian cuisine.
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Also especially British, soy·a sauce [soi-uh-saws] /ˈsɔɪ ə ˌsɔs/ .

Origin of soy sauce

First recorded in 1785–95

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British Dictionary definitions for soy sauce

soy sauce
/ (sɔɪ) /

noun
a salty dark brown sauce made from fermented soya beans, used esp in Japanese and Chinese cookeryAlso called: soya sauce
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