tourtière

tourtière

[toor-tyair]
noun
a Canadian, especially French Canadian, pastry-covered pie containing minced pork or other chopped meat and various chopped vegetables.
Also, tourtiere.


Origin:
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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tourtière (ˌtuːrtɪˈɛə, French turtjɛr)
 
n
(Canadian) a type of meat pie
 
[from French]

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