from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A pungent, salty liquid made from fermented anchovies or other fish, used as a seasoning and condiment in Southeast Asian cuisine. Also called fish sauce.
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- n. A fish sauce used in Vietnamese cookery.
She pressed her face into the leather of his jacket and inhaled his scent—old-fashioned lilac hair oil, cigarettes, nuoc mam.