matelote

[ mat-l-oht; French matuh-loht ]
/ ˈmæt lˌoʊt; French matəˈloʊt /

noun

a highly seasoned fish stew made with white or red wine.

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Origin of matelote

1720–30; < French, derivative of matelot matelot
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matelote

matelotte

/ (ˈmætəˌləʊt, French matlɔt) /

noun

fish served with a sauce of wine, onions, seasonings, and fish stock

Word Origin for matelote

C18: from French, feminine of matelot sailor
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