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noun, plural pau·piettes [poh-pyets; French poh-pyet] /poʊˈpyɛts; French poʊˈpyɛt/. French Cookery.
  1. bird(def 6).
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Origin of paupiette

1885–90; earlier po(u)piette, probably derivative of Middle French poulpe fleshy part of the body or of an animal, Old French polpe < Latin pulpa pulp; see -ette
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