from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- transitive verb To fry lightly in fat in a shallow open pan.
- noun A dish of food so prepared.
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- verb transitive To cook (food) using a small amount of fat in an open pan over a relatively high heat, shaking the pan so that the food does not stick to the pan as it cooks.
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[French, sautéd, from past participle of sauter, to leap, from Old French, from Latin saltāre; see saltation.]
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French sauté, past participle of sauter, to jump, because the cook shakes the pan to make the food move around
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