a dish made of beef marinated in vinegar with onion, spices, etc. before cooking
Origin of sauerbratenGerman ; from sauer, sour + braten, a roast ; from Old High German brato, meat, flesh, akin to Old English bræd, raw meat; sense influenced, influence by Old High German bratan, to fry, akin to Old English brœdan, to fry, bread, bread
A pot roast of beef marinated in vinegar, water, wine, and spices before being cooked.
Origin of sauerbratenGerman : sauer, sour (from Middle High German s&umacron;r, from Old High German) + Braten, roast meat (from Middle High German brate, edible meat, from Old High German brato; see bhreu- in Indo-European roots).
From German: sauer (“sour") + Braten (“roast meat")