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A sweet-and-sour sauce made with boiled fruits such as plums, apricots, or peaches, used as a condiment in Chinese cuisine.
[From the fact that it is often served with Peking duck in Chinese restaurants in the United States.]
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|Noun||1.||duck sauce - a thick sweet and pungent Chinese condiment|
condiment - a preparation (a sauce or relish or spice) to enhance flavor or enjoyment; "mustard and ketchup are condiments"
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