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

  • n. See nuoc mam.

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  • n. A sauce derived from fish that have been allowed to ferment, used as a condiment.


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  • Jesus (sic) says, punning, that the murmillo Lucius Asicius stinks like cheap fish sauce (muriola) and is as weak as a ladys drink (also called muriola).

    The Spartacus War


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