boulangère

adjective

bou·​lan·​gère
¦büˌläⁿ¦zhe(ə)r
: cooked with sliced onions in a casserole

Word History

Etymology

borrowed from French (à la) boulangère (literally, "in the manner of a baker's wife"), from feminine of boulanger "baker," going back to Old French (Picard) boulengier, boulanger, from boulenc "baker" (from boul-, borrowed from Old Low Franconian *bolla "small loaf" + -enc -ing entry 2) + Old French -ier, -er -er entry 2

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“Boulangère.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/boulang%C3%A8re. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

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