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fricassee

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noun fric·as·see \ˈfri-kə-ˌsē, ˌfri-kə-ˈsē\
variants: or less commonly

fricassée

Definition of fricassee

  1. :  a dish of pieces of meat (as chicken) or vegetables stewed in stock and served in a white sauce

Origin and Etymology of fricassee

Medieval French, from feminine of fricassé, past participle of fricasser to fricassee


First Known Use: 1568


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fricassee

verb fric·as·see

Definition of fricassee

fricasseed

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fricasseeing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to cook as a fricassee

1657

First Known Use of fricassee

1657


FRICASSEE Defined for English Language Learners

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fricassee

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noun fric·as·see \ˈfri-kə-ˌsē, ˌfri-kə-ˈsē\

Definition of fricassee for English Language Learners

  • : a dish of small pieces of meat cooked in liquid and served in a thick white sauce



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