Worcestershire sauce

Worcestershire sauce
noun Etymology: Worcestershire, England, where it was originally made Date: 1843 a pungent sauce whose ingredients include soy, vinegar, and garlic — called also Worcestershire

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  • Worcestershire sauce — Sauce Worcestershire La sauce Worcestershire ou Worcestershire sauce, est un condiment d origine anglaise, à la saveur aigre douce et légèrement piquante. Elle est préparée essentiellement à partir de mélasse, de vinaigre, d anchois, d échalote,… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Worcestershire sauce — n. a spicy sauce for meats, poultry, etc., containing soy, vinegar, and other ingredients: orig. made in Worcester, England …   English World dictionary

  • Worcestershire sauce — /ˌwʊstəʃɪə ˈsɔs/ (say .woostuhshear saws) noun a sharp sauce made with soy sauce, vinegar, spices, etc.; black sauce. Also, worcester sauce. {from Worcestershire where it was first made} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Worcestershire sauce — noun a savory sauce of vinegar and soy sauce and spices • Syn: ↑Worcester sauce, ↑Worcestershire • Hypernyms: ↑sauce …   Useful english dictionary

  • Worcestershire sauce — a sauce made with vinegar, molasses, chilli peppers, soy sauce, corn syyrup, black pepper, tamarinds, onions, shallots, cloves, asafoetida and garlic and, the ichthyological ingredient, anchovies. Used on many dishes, particularly beef, but also… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Worcestershire sauce — noun /ˈwʊstə(ɹ)ʃə(ɹ) ˈsɔːs,ˈwʊstə(ɹ) ˈsɔːs/ An English condiment; a thin piquant sauce used as a table sauce, to flavour casseroles etc. and as an ingredient in bloody Marys …   Wiktionary

  • Worcestershire sauce — Worces|ter|shire sauce [ ,wustərʃır sɔs ] noun uncount a brown sauce with a strong taste that you buy in bottles and use for adding flavor to food …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Worcestershire sauce — Worces′tershire sauce n. coo a sharp sauce of soy, vinegar, spices, etc., orig. made in Worcester, England • Etymology: 1680–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • Worcestershire sauce — a sharp sauce made with soy, vinegar, spices, etc., originally made in Worcester, England. [1680 90] * * * …   Universalium

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