[ 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.

Origin of rillettes

Borrowed into English from French around 1885–90 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019