pot-au-feu

[ paw-toh-fœ ]
/ pɔ toʊˈfœ /

noun French Cookery.

a dish of boiled meat and vegetables, the broth of which is usually served separately.

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Origin of pot-au-feu

1785–95; < French: literally, pot on the fire
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British Dictionary definitions for pot-au-feu

pot-au-feu
/ (French pɔtofø) /

noun

a traditional French stew of beef and vegetables
the large earthenware casserole in which this is cooked

Word Origin for pot-au-feu

literally: pot on the fire
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