cassoulet

[kas-uh-ley; French ka-soo-le]

Origin of cassoulet

1925–30; < French < Provençal (Languedoc) diminutive of cassolo earthen pan, dish; see cassolette
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  • The cassoulet of Toulouse was so good that we tried to order it in other towns.

    Europe from a Motor Car

    Russell Richardson


British Dictionary definitions for cassoulet

cassoulet

noun
  1. a stew originating from France, made from haricot beans and goose, duck, pork, etc

Word Origin for cassoulet

French, related to casse saucepan, bowl
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