chowder

[ chou-der ]
/ ˈtʃaʊ dər /

noun

a thick soup or stew made of clams, fish, or vegetables, with potatoes, onions, and other ingredients and seasonings.

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Origin of chowder

1735–45, Americanism;<French chaudière pot, kettle <Late Latin caldāriacauldron
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chowder
/ (ˈtʃaʊdə) /

noun

a thick soup or stew containing clams or fish

Word Origin for chowder

C18: from French chaudière kettle, from Late Latin caldāria; see cauldron
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