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au poivre

[oh pwa-vruh] /oʊ ˈpwa vrə/
adjective, French Cookery.
spiced with peppercorns or ground black pepper:
steak au poivre.
Origin of au poivre
< French: with pepper Unabridged
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Contemporary definitions for au poivre

prepared with whole peppercorns or coarsely ground black pepper


He ordered steak au poivre with mashed potatoes.

Word Origin

French 'with pepper'

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