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1chowder

verb chow·der \ˈcha-dər\

Definition of CHOWDER

transitive verb
:  to make chowder of
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First Known Use of CHOWDER

1732

Rhymes with CHOWDER

2chowder

noun

: a thick soup or stew made of seafood or corn with potatoes and onions and milk or tomatoes

Full Definition of CHOWDER

:  a soup or stew of seafood (as clams or fish) usually made with milk or tomatoes, salt pork, onions, and other vegetables (as potatoes); also :  a soup resembling chowder <corn chowder>

Examples of CHOWDER

  1. a bowl of clam chowder

Origin of CHOWDER

French chaudière kettle, contents of a kettle, from Late Latin caldaria — more at cauldron
First Known Use: 1751

Rhymes with CHOWDER

CHOWDER Defined for Kids

chowder

noun chow·der \ˈcha-dər\

Definition of CHOWDER for Kids

:  a soup or stew made of fish, clams, or a vegetable usually simmered in milk

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