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Parmentier

[ pahr-men-tyey; French par-mahn-tyey ]
/ ˌpɑr mɛnˈtyeɪ; French par mɑ̃ˈtyeɪ /
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adjective (sometimes lowercase)

(of food) prepared or served with potatoes: potage Parmentier.

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Also Par·men·tière [pahr-men-tyair; French par-mahn-tyer]. /ˌpɑr mɛnˈtyɛər; French par mɑ̃ˈtyɛr/.

Origin of Parmentier

1905–10; named after A. A. Parmentier (1737–1813), French promoter of economic botany
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British Dictionary definitions for Parmentier

Parmentier
/ (ˈpɑːmənˌtjeɪ, French parmɑ̃tje) /

adjective

(of soups, etc) containing or garnished with potatoes

Word Origin for Parmentier

C19: named after A. Parmentier (1737–1813), French horticulturist
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