Worcestershire sauce

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Worces·ter·shire sauce

 (wo͝os′tər-shîr, -shər)
n.
A piquant sauce of vinegar, molasses, anchovies, tamarind concentrate, and other ingredients.

[After Worcestershire, a county in west-central England where it was first made.]

Worces′tershire sauce`


n.
a sharp sauce of soy, vinegar, spices, etc., orig. made in Worcester, England.
[1680–90]
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Noun1.Worcestershire sauce - a savory sauce of vinegar and soy sauce and spicesWorcestershire sauce - a savory sauce of vinegar and soy sauce and spices
sauce - flavorful relish or dressing or topping served as an accompaniment to food
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