Parmentier

[pahr-men-tyey; French par-mahn-tyey]
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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Parmentier

adjective
  1. (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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