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soup du jour

or soup de jour

[ soop duh -zhoor ]
/ ˌsup də ˈʒʊər /
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noun

the soup featured by a restaurant on a particular day.

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Origin of soup du jour

First recorded in 1940–45, soup du jour is from French soupe du jour “soup of the day”
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