variants or less commonly Parmentière
: prepared or served with potatoes
chipped beef Parmentier

Word History


French parmentier (feminine parmentière), from Antoine A. Parmentier †1813 French horticulturist who popularized the cultivation of potatoes in France

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“Parmentier.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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