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1Provençal

adjective Pro·ven·çal \ˌprō-ˌvän-ˈsäl, ˌprä-vən-, sense 1 also prə-ˈven(t)-səl\

Definition of PROVENÇAL

1
:  of, relating to, or characteristic of Provence or the people of Provence
2
or Pro·ven·çale :  cooked with garlic, onion, mushrooms, tomato, olive oil, and herbs <scallops Provençal>
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Origin of PROVENÇAL

Middle French, from Provence Provence
First Known Use: 1589

2Provençal

noun Pro·ven·çal \ˌprō-ˌvän-ˈsäl, ˌprä-vən-\

Definition of PROVENÇAL

1
:  a native or inhabitant of Provence
2
:  occitan; especially :  the dialect of Occitan spoken in Provence

First Known Use of PROVENÇAL

1600

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