[ ri-lets; French ree-yet ]
/ rɪˈlɛts; French riˈyɛt /
noun (used with a singular or plural verb) French Cookery.
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.
Words nearby rillettes
Origin of rillettes
Borrowed into English from French around 1885–90
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