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pot–au–feu

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noun \ˌpät-ō-ˈfə(r), pȯ-tō-ˈfœ\

Definition of pot–au–feu

plural

pot–au–feu

  1. :  a French boiled dinner of meat and vegetables



Origin and Etymology of pot–au–feu

French, literally, pot on the fire


First Known Use: 1791


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