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English definition of “garnish”

garnish

verb [T] uk   /ˈɡɑː.nɪʃ/ us    /ˈɡɑːr-/
to decorate food with a small amount of different food: Garnish the dish with parsley before serving.Preparing foodPreparing food using heat

garnish

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈɡɑː.nɪʃ/ us    /ˈɡɑːr-/
a small amount of different food used to decorate a dish or serving of food: a lemon and herb garnishSauces, dressings, dips and pickles
(Definition of garnish from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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