adjective bou·lan·gère \¦büˌläⁿ¦zhe(ə)r\

Definition of boulangère

  1. :  cooked with sliced onions in a casserole

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Origin and Etymology of boulangère

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 2-ing) + Old French -ier, -er 2-er

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