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potager

noun
  1. a small kitchen garden
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Word Origin

C17: from French potagère vegetable garden
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Historical Examples

  • It way even be questioned if the garden of Eden was merely a potager.

    A Residence in France

    J. Fenimore Cooper

  • From now on French gardens were divided specifically into the potager and verger.

    Royal Palaces and Parks of France

    Milburg Francisco Mansfield

  • No sooner were the ornamental gardens planned at Versailles than the Potager du Roy, or fruit and vegetable garden, was created.

    Royal Palaces and Parks of France

    Milburg Francisco Mansfield

  • The gardener could not account for the depredations committed on his potager till accident led him to discover the mystery.

  • Why, the potager of the Villa du Lac supplies the whole of Lacville with fruit and flowers!

    The Chink in the Armour

    Marie Belloc Lowndes