Sauerbraten meaning

sourbrätn
A pot roast of beef marinated in vinegar, water, wine, and spices before being cooked.
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A dish made of beef marinated in vinegar with onion, spices, etc. before cooking.
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A German dish of roasted marinated horse meat or beef. (Today, in most cases, beef is used instead of horse meat; pork is also used.)
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Origin of sauerbraten

  • German sauer sour (from Middle High German sūr) (from Old High German) Braten roast meat (from Middle High German brāte edible meat) (from Old High German brāto bhreu- in Indo-European roots)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From German: sauer (“sour") + Braten (“roast meat")

    From Wiktionary