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  1. a stew of braised meat, vegetables, herbs, and seasonings.
  2. the pot or casserole in which such a stew is cooked.
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Origin of daube

1715–25; < French (spelling by association with dauber to daub) < Italian dobba < Catalan (a la) adoba stewed, derivative of adobar to spice, orig. to prepare, arrange, ultimately < Germanic *dubban to strike; see dub1
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  1. a braised meat stew
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from French
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