ragout


ra·gout

noun \ra-ˈgü\

: a stew of meat, vegetables, and spices

Full Definition of RAGOUT

1
:  well-seasoned meat and vegetables cooked in a thick sauce

Examples of RAGOUT

  1. <the movie is an uncertain ragout of fantasy, science fiction, and old-fashioned romance>

Origin of RAGOUT

French ragoût, from ragoûter to revive the taste, from Middle French ragouster, from re- + a- ad- (from Latin ad-) + goust taste, from Latin gustus; akin to Latin gustare to taste — more at choose
First Known Use: circa 1657

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