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ragout

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noun ra·gout \ra-ˈgü\

Simple Definition of ragout

  • : a stew of meat, vegetables, and spices

Full Definition of ragout

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

  2. 2 :  mixture, mélange

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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