from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A pot roast of beef marinated in vinegar, water, wine, and spices before being cooked.
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- n. A German dish of roasted marinated horse meat or beef. (Today, in most cases, beef is used instead of horse meat; pork is also used.)
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- n. pot roast marinated several days in seasoned vinegar before cooking; usually served with potato dumplings
German : sauer, sour (from Middle High German sūr, from Old High German) + Braten, roast meat (from Middle High German brāte, edible meat, from Old High German brāto; see bhreu- in Indo-European roots).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From German: sauer ("sour") + Braten ("roast meat") (Wiktionary)