coq au vin

[French kawk aw van]

noun French Cookery.

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

Nearby words

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  9. coquet,
  10. coquetry

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

noun

chicken stewed with red wine, onions, etc

Word Origin for coq au vin

literally: cock with wine

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