Definition of parboil verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

parboil

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˈpɑrbɔɪl//
 
parboil somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they parboil
 
he / she / it parboils
 
past simple parboiled
 
-ing form parboiling
 
 
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to boil food, especially vegetables, until it is partly cooked
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