rillettes

[ ri-lets; French ree-yet ]
/ rɪˈlɛts; French riˈyɛt /

noun (used with a singular or plural verb)French Cooking.

an appetizer made usually of pork or goose meat that is diced, seasoned, cooked, and then pounded or ground to the consistency of a spread.

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Origin of rillettes

Borrowed into English from French around 1885–90
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