verb (used with object), ra·gouted [ra-good] /ræˈgud/, ra·gout·ing [ra-goo-ing] /ræˈgu ɪŋ/.
Origin of ragout
Examples from the Web for ragout
From the blossoms and buds they make a ragout, and also grind the seeds for bread.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 1|Hubert Howe Bancroft
Charlot, bring Monsieur le Chevalier the pheasant pie, the ragout of hare, and a bottle of chambertin from the bin of '36.The Grey Cloak|Harold MacGrath
The gods restored Pelops to life, although he had been served up as a ragout, and Ceres had eaten one of his shoulders.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 9 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
Proceed as in the last, only serving with a ragout la financire (No. 50) instead of the pure.The Gastronomic Regenerator:|Alexis Soyer
The neck and breast pieces are generally used to make a ragout, but any other piece may be used.
British Dictionary definitions for ragout
verb -gouts (-ˈɡuːz), -gouting (-ˈɡuːɪŋ) or -gouted (-ˈɡuːd)
Word Origin for ragout
Word Origin and History for ragout
"highly seasoned meat and vegetable stew," 1650s, from French ragoût (mid-17c.), from Middle French ragoûter "awaken the appetite," from Old French re- "back" (see re-) + à "to" + goût "taste," from Latin gustum (nominative gustus); see gusto.