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brandade

[ brahn-dahd; French brahn-dahd ]
/ brɑnˈdɑd; French brɑ̃ˈdɑd /
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noun
a Provençal dish of salt cod puréed with olive oil and milk or cream and sometimes mashed potatoes and garlic.
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Origin of brandade

1825–30; <French, from Provençal brandado “act of stirring, shaking,” past participle of branda “to stir, shake,” from Old Provençal brandar “to shake, brandish,” of Germanic origin (see brandish)
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How to use brandade in a sentence

  • The Brandade, which is a cod-fish stew and a regular fisherman's dish, is by no means to be despised.

British Dictionary definitions for brandade

brandade
/ (French brɑ̃dad) /

noun
a Provençal dish of salt cod puréed with olive oil and milk

Word Origin for brandade

French, from Modern Provençal brandado, literally, something that has been shaken
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