choucroute

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noun chou·croute \shü-ˈkrüt\

Definition of choucroute

  1. 1 :  sauerkraut

  2. 2 :  sauerkraut cooked and served with meat —called also choucroute gar*nie, \-gär-ˈnē\

Origin and Etymology of choucroute

French, modification of German Sauerkraut


First Known Use: 1849


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