Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

pâté de foie gras

play
noun pâ·té de foie gras \(ˌ)pä-ˌtā-də-ˌfwä-ˈgrä, (ˌ)pa-ˌtā-\

Definition of pâté de foie gras

plural pâtés de foie gras play \-ˌtā(z)-\

  1. :  a pâté of fat goose liver and usually truffles sometimes with added fat pork



Origin of pâté de foie gras

French, literally, pâté of fat liver


First Known Use: 1827

Rhymes with pâté de foie gras


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up pâté de foie gras? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

marked by propriety and good taste

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image567572573

Which of these is a synonym of unctuous?

prompt angry oily maudlin
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ