noun \ˌra-ˌta-ˈtwē, ˌrä-ˌtä-, -ˈtü-ē\

: a thick stew that is made of vegetables (such as eggplant, tomatoes, and squash) and sometimes meat

Full Definition of RATATOUILLE

:  a seasoned stew made of eggplant, tomatoes, green peppers, squash, and sometimes meat


French, from blend of ratouiller to disturb, shake and tatouiller to stir
First Known Use: circa 1877


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