[French pran-ta-nyey]


(of food) prepared or garnished with mixed fresh vegetables.

Also prin·ta·nière [French pran-ta-nyer] /French prɛ̃ taˈnyɛr/.

Origin of printanier

1860–65; < French: literally, of spring, Middle French, equivalent to Old French prin(s)tan(s) spring (< Latin prīmum tempus literally, first season; see prime, temporal1) + -ier -ier2 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for printanier

Historical Examples of printanier

  • Panchaud, alias Printanier, alias Bigrenaille, executed Thenardier's order.

    Les Misrables

    Victor Hugo