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foie gras

[ fwah -grah; French fwah -grah ]
/ fwɑ ˈgrɑ; French fwɑ ˈgrɑ /
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noun

the liver of specially fattened geese or ducks, used as a table delicacy, especially in the form of a paste (pâté de foie gras ).

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Origin of foie gras

1810–20; <French: literally, fat liver

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foie gras
/ (French fwa ɡrɑ) /

noun

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