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chowder

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verb chow·der \ˈchau̇-dər\

Definition of chowder

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to make chowder of

1732

First Known Use of chowder

1732


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chowder

noun chow·der

Definition of chowder

  1. :  a soup or stew of seafood (such as clams or fish) usually made with milk or tomatoes, salt pork, onions, and other vegetables (such as potatoes); also :  a soup resembling chowder corn chowder

Examples of chowder in a Sentence

  1. a bowl of clam chowder

Origin and Etymology of chowder

French chaudière kettle, contents of a kettle, from Late Latin caldaria — more at cauldron


First Known Use: 1751


CHOWDER Defined for English Language Learners

chowder

noun

Definition of chowder for English Language Learners

  • : a thick soup or stew made of seafood or corn with potatoes and onions and milk or tomatoes


CHOWDER Defined for Kids

chowder

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noun chow·der \ˈchau̇-dər\

Definition of chowder for Students

  1. :  a soup or stew made of fish, clams, or a vegetable usually simmered in milk



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