tourtière

or tour·tiere

[ too r-tyair ]
/ tʊərˈtyɛər /

noun

a Canadian, especially French Canadian, pastry-covered pie containing minced pork or other chopped meat and various chopped vegetables.

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Origin of tourtière

1950–55; < Canadian French; French: plate for tarts, equivalent to tourte tart (see torte) + -ière, feminine of -ier -ier2; see boutonniere

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British Dictionary definitions for tourtiere

tourtière
/ (ˌtuːrtɪˈɛə, French turtjɛr) /

noun

Canadian a type of meat pie

Word Origin for tourtière

from French
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