petite marmite

[ puh-teet -mahr-mahyt, mahr-meet ]
/ pəˈtit ˈmɑr maɪt, mɑrˈmit /

noun

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.

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Origin of petite marmite

1905–10; <French: literally, little pot
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