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poutine

[ poo-teen ]
/ puˈtin /
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noun
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

poutine
/ (puːˈtiːn) /

noun
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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