té de foie gras


pâ·​té de foie gras (ˌ)pä-ˌtā-də-ˌfwä-ˈgrä How to pronounce pâté de foie gras (audio)
plural pâtés de foie gras (ˌ)pä-ˌtā(z)-də-ˌfwä-ˈgrä How to pronounce pâté de foie gras (audio)
: a pâté of fat goose liver and usually truffles sometimes with added fat pork

Examples of pâté de foie gras in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the series, monbazillac often plays the role traditionally assigned Sauternes – as a companion to such equally flavorful dishes as tarte tatin, fresh strawberries and most especially pate de foie gras studded with truffles. Mike Dunne, sacbee, 6 June 2018

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Word History


French, literally, pâté of fat liver

First Known Use

1827, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pâté de foie gras was in 1827

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“Pâté de foie gras.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/p%C3%A2t%C3%A9%20de%20foie%20gras. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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