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marinade Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun mixtures of vinegar or wine and oil with various spices and seasonings; used for soaking foods before cooking
  2. verb soak in marinade
    marinate.
    • marinade herring
WordNet

Mar`i*nade" noun
Etymology
F.: cf. It. marinato marinade, F. mariner to preserve food for use at sea. See Marinate.
Definitions
  1. (Cookery) A brine or pickle containing wine and spices, for enriching the flavor of meat and fish.

Webster 1913