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tourtière

or tourtiere

[too r-tyair] /tʊərˈtyɛər/
noun
1.
a Canadian, especially French Canadian, pastry-covered pie containing minced pork or other chopped meat and various chopped vegetables.
Origin of tourtière
1950-1955
1950-55; < Canadian French; French: plate for tarts, equivalent to tourte tart (see torte) + -ière, feminine of -ier -ier2; see boutonniere
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British Dictionary definitions for tourtiere

tourtière

/ˌtuːrtɪˈɛə; French turtjɛr/
noun
1.
(Canadian) a type of meat pie
Word Origin
from French
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