Goetta

noun
Goet·​ta | \ ˈge-tə How to pronounce Goetta (audio) \
variants: or goetta

Definition of Goetta

: meat (such as pork) mixed with oats, onions, and spices and fried in the form of a patty

First Known Use of Goetta

1947, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Goetta

borrowed from a western Low German word, as Westphalian (west Münsterland) Götte, Gotte "groats, hulled grain with part of the bran removed, hulled oats," going back to Middle Low German görte, metathesized form of grütte "groats," going back to Germanic *grutjō- — more at grits

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“Goetta.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Goetta. Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

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