Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A Philippine dish of marinated meat or fish seasoned with garlic, soy sauce, vinegar, and spices.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A marinade.
  • n. A Philippine dish in which pork or chicken is slowly cooked in a sauce including soy sauce, vinegar, and crushed garlic.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a Philippine dish of marinated vegetables and meat or fish; served with rice.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a dish of marinated vegetables and meat or fish; served with rice

Etymologies

Spanish, from Old Spanish adobar, to stew, from Old French adouber, to dub, arm, prepare, of Germanic origin.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Spanish. (Wiktionary)

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  • Not to be confused with adobe, a principle ingredient if which is dung.

    But should we trust a recipe from someone named Salmonella? (No offense, Salmy.)

    June 19, 2008

  • A sauce made from a blend of chiles, herbs and vinegar.

    June 19, 2008