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

  • adj. Dried in the sun, as tomatoes or bricks.

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  • adj. Having been dried by the sun.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Dried by the heat of the sun.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Dried in the rays of the sun.

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

  • adj. dried naturally by the sun
  • adj. dried naturally by the sun


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  • A rabbit-skin sleeping-robe, a muzzle-loading rifle, and a few pounds of sun-dried salmon constituted his outfit.


  • The tender tips of the fallen palms were likewise eaten, while the thousands of coconuts were husked and split and sun-dried and smoke-cured into copra to be sold to the next passing trader.


  • She could make a meal of sun-dried fish or a bed in the snow; yet she teased them with tantalizing details of many-course dinners, and caused strange internal dissensions to arise at the mention of various quondam dishes which they had well-nigh forgotten.

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  • Other heads, thoroughly sun-dried and smoke-cured, were found in abundance, but, with two exceptions, they were the heads of blacks.

    Chapter 25

  • I could see a touch of sugar being added for yeast growth, but what the heck was so much of it doing in a supposedly savoury loaf, well ahead of the sun-dried tomatoes (which were invisible)?

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  • In Lebanon it can refer to any food preserved for winter or hard timesā€”pickles, jam, dried cheese, makdous preserved in olive oil, sun-dried tomato paste, honeyed fruit, even meat preserved in rendered fat.

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  • It was called hamudh, which means sour, and it was made from noomi Basra, little sun-dried key limes historically imported from Persia through the southern Iraqi port of Basra.

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  • The promise of such prizes inspired Cheryl Bailey, a marketing consultant from Hell's Kitchen, to create her Trip-to-Tuscany Pork Tenderloin, which featured artichoke hearts and sun-dried tomatoes.

    America's Next Crock Stars

  • Ramsay de Give for The Wall Street Journal This panino is prepared with rucola, sun-dried tomato pesto, red onion and fontina.

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  • My favorite was the Tirokafteri Ipirou, a blend of four Greek cheeses with hot peppers and sun-dried tomatoes.

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