nuoc mamnuoc mam
a pungent, salty sauce made from fermented fish, used in Vietnamese cooking
Origin of nuoc mamVietnamese
A pungent, salty liquid made from fermented anchovies or other fish, used as a seasoning and condiment in Southeast Asian cuisine. Also called fish sauce.
Origin of nuoc mamVietnamese n&uhorn;óhorn;c m&abreveacute;m, pickling brine, fish sauce : n&uhorn;óhorn;c, water + m&abreveacute;m, salted fish.
- nuoc nhut (nÆ°á»›c nhÃºt)
- nam pla
From Vietnamese nÆ°á»›c máº¯m (“salted fish sauce").