daube

daube

[dohb]
noun
1.
a stew of braised meat, vegetables, herbs, and seasonings.
2.
the pot or casserole in which such a stew is cooked.

Origin:
1715–25; < French (spelling by association with dauber to daub) < Italian dobba < Catalan (a la) adoba stewed, derivative of adobar to spice, orig. to prepare, arrange, ultimately < Germanic *dubban to strike; see dub1

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daube (dəʊb)
 
n
a braised meat stew
 
[from French]

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