n. pl. a·do·bos
1. A spicy sauce or marinade made with chili peppers, garlic, vinegar, and other ingredients, used in Spanish and Latin American cuisine.
2. A Philippine dish of marinated meat or seafood seasoned with garlic, soy sauce, vinegar, and spices.
[Spanish, from Old Spanish, from adobar, to marinate, from Middle French adouber, to prepare, season, from Old French, to dub, arm, equip; see DUB1. Sense 2, from Tagalog adobo, from Spanish.]
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