[brahn-dahd; French brahn-dahd]

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) Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for brandade

Historical Examples of brandade

  • 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


  1. 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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