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/ puˈtin /
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an appetizer or dish of French Canadian origin consisting of French fries topped with cheese curds and brown gravy.
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Origin of poutine
First recorded in 1955–65 in Canadian French, and in 1980–85 in Canadian English; further origin uncertain
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British Dictionary definitions for poutine
/ (puːˈtiːn) /
Canadian a dish of chipped potatoes topped with curd cheese and a tomato-based sauce
Word Origin for poutine
from Canadian French
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