matelote

noun
ma·​te·​lote | \ ˌma-tə-ˈlōt How to pronounce matelote (audio) , mat-ˈlōt \

Definition of matelote

: a stew made usually of fish in a seasoned wine sauce

First Known Use of matelote

circa 1723, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for matelote

French, literally, sailor's wife, from matelot

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“Matelote.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/matelote. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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