tenderiser

Definitions of tenderiser
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n a substance (as the plant enzyme papain) applied to meat to make it tender

Synonyms:
tenderizer
Type of:
chemical compound, compound
(chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight

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