foie gras


foie gras

noun \ˈfwä-ˈgrä\

: a food made from the liver of a goose

Full Definition of FOIE GRAS

:  the fatted liver of an animal and especially of a goose usually served as a pâté

Origin of FOIE GRAS

French, literally, fat liver
First Known Use: 1818

Other Food Terms

Reuben, calamari, chuck, curry, edamame, hummus, leaven, nonpareil, peel


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