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1. A substance, such as a plant enzyme, applied to meat to make it tender.
2. A kitchen utensil or device used to make meat tender.
(Cookery) a substance, such as the plant enzyme papain, rubbed onto meat to soften the fibres and make it more tender
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|Noun||1.||tenderizer - a substance (as the plant enzyme papain) applied to meat to make it tender|