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au poivre

adjective \ō-ˈpwäv(rə)\

Definition of AU POIVRE

:  prepared or served with a generous amount of usually coarsely ground black pepper <steak au poivre>

Origin of AU POIVRE

French, with pepper
First Known Use: 1953

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