transitive verbbraised, brais′ing
Origin of braiseFrench braiser from braise, live coals from Germanic an unverified form brasa, glowing coals
transitive verbbraised, brais·ing, brais·es
Origin of braiseFrench braiser from braise hot charcoal from Old French brese of Germanic origin ; see bhreu- in Indo-European roots.
(third-person singular simple present braises, present participle braising, simple past and past participle braised)
From French braise (“live coals”), from Old French brese (“embers”), from Old Low Franconian; akin to Norwegian/Swedish braseld (“sparkling fire”), Norwegian/Swedish dialectal brasa (“to roast”), Danish dialectal brase (“to flambé, enflame”).
- Pagellus centrodontus; the sea bream.