[puh-teet mahr-mahyt, mahr-meet]
- an aromatic broth made from meat, vegetables, and seasonings, served in the pot in which it has cooked.
- a small marmite for cooking and serving this soup.
Origin of petite marmite
1905–10; < French: literally, little pot
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