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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French sauté, past participle of sauter, to jump, in cooking, diced onions jump in the pan from the hot oil, resembling a ballet dancer performing a "saute".

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sauté (third-person singular simple present sautés, present participle sautéing, simple past and past participle sautéed)

  1. (transitive) To cook (food) using a small amount of fat in an open pan over a relatively high heat, allowing the food to brown and form a crust stopping it from sticking to the pan as it cooks.

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sauté (plural sautés)

  1. A dish prepared this way.

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sauté m (feminine singular sautée, masculine plural sautés, feminine plural sautées)

  1. past participle of sauter