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marinate

Definition: This term means letting food, usually fruit, soak in a liquid to absorb flavor. Fruits are usually soaked in liqueurs. In other words, fruit that is marinated in liqueurs is being macerated.

Pronunciation: MASS er ate • (verb)

Also Known As: soak

Examples: The fruits are covered with Grand Marnier and allowed to macerate for one hour.

Common Misspellings: maserate

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