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pot-au-feu

[paw-toh-fœ] /pɔ toʊˈfœ/
noun, French Cookery.
1.
a dish of boiled meat and vegetables, the broth of which is usually served separately.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95; < French: literally, pot on the fire
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British Dictionary definitions for pot-au-feu

pot-au-feu

/French pɔtofø/
noun
1.
a traditional French stew of beef and vegetables
2.
the large earthenware casserole in which this is cooked
Word Origin
literally: pot on the fire
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