au poivre

au poivre

[oh pwa-vruh]
adjective French Cookery.
spiced with peppercorns or ground black pepper: steak au poivre.

Origin:
< French: with pepper

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Main Entry:  au poivre
Part of Speech:  adj
Definition:  prepared with whole peppercorns or coarsely ground black pepper
Example:  He ordered steak au poivre with mashed potatoes.
Etymology:  French 'with pepper'
Usage:  cooking
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