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étouffée

noun étouf·fée \ˌā-tü-ˈfā\

Definition of étouffée

  1. :  a Cajun stew of shellfish or chicken served over rice



Variants of étouffée

also etouf·fee play \ˌā-tü-ˈfā\

Origin of étouffée

Louisiana French, from French à l'étouffée braised


First Known Use: circa 1933


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