- a spiced pickling solution, esp. a mixture of oil, wine or vinegar, and spices, in which meat, fish, etc. is steeped, often before cooking
- meat or fish thus steeped
Origin of marinadeFrench ; from Spanish marinada ; from marinar, to pickle in brine ; from marino ; from Classical Latin marinus: see marine
transitive verbmar·i·nad·ed, mar·i·nad·ing, mar·i·nades
Origin of marinadeFrench, probably from Italian marinare, to marinate, from Latin (aqua) marīna, sea(water), brine, pickle, feminine of marīnus, of the sea; see Marine .
(third-person singular simple present marinades, present participle marinading, simple past and past participle marinaded)
- To marinate.