coq au vin

[ French kawk aw -van ]
/ French kɔk ɔ ˈvɛ̃ /

noun French Cooking.

chicken stewed in a sauce of wine, diced pork, onions, garlic, and mushrooms.

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Origin of coq au vin

1935–40; <French: literally, cock with wine
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British Dictionary definitions for coq au vin

coq au vin
/ French (kɔk o vɛ̃) /

noun

chicken stewed with red wine, onions, etc

Word Origin for coq au vin

literally: cock with wine
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