French sautédfrom past participle ofsauterto leapfrom Old French from Latin saltāresaltation
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Frenchsauté, past participle of sauter, to jump, because the cook shakes the pan to make the food move around
Saute Sentence Examples
Saute the chicken on both sides until it is lightly browned, about 3 minutes.
What a saute of game au madere we are to have, my dear!
Saute the garlic and onions in butter over medium heat until translucent.
Saute garlic, onion, and bell pepper until lightly browned, about 5 minutes.
But much as all the rest laughed, talked, and joked, much as they enjoyed their Rhine wine, saute, and ices, and however they avoided looking at the young couple, and heedless and unobservant as they seemed of them, one could feel by the occasional glances they gave that the story about Sergey Kuzmich, the laughter, and the food were all a pretense, and that the whole attention of that company was directed to-- Pierre and Helene.