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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Cook (vegetables) briefly.

Usage examples (27)
  • Peel and cube the potatoes, and parboil 2 minutes.
  • Soak the beans overnight and then parboil them in soda water.
  • While the mix is rising, parboil the parsnips in salted water.
  • If you like your vegetables soft, you might want to parboil them. for more
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