soy sauce

[ soi-saws ]

noun
  1. a salty, fermented sauce prepared from soybeans, used in East Asian cuisine.

Origin of soy sauce

1
First recorded in 1785–95
  • Also especially British, soy·a sauce [soi-uh-saws] /ˈsɔɪ ə ˌsɔs/ .

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British Dictionary definitions for soy sauce

soy sauce

/ (sɔɪ) /


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

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