coq au vin

[French kawk aw van]

noun French Cookery.

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

Origin of coq au vin

1935–40; < French: literally, cock with wine Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for coq au vin

coq au vin


chicken stewed with red wine, onions, etc

Word Origin for coq au vin

literally: cock with wine
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012