pâté de foie gras

noun
pâ·​té de foie gras | \ (ˌ)pä-ˌtā-də-ˌfwä-ˈgrä How to pronounce pâté de foie gras (audio) , (ˌ)pa-ˌtā- \
plural pâtés de foie gras\ (ˌ)pä-​ˌtā(z)-​də-​ˌfwä-​ˈgrä How to pronounce pâté de foie gras (audio) , (ˌ)pa-​ˌtā-​ \

Definition of pâté de foie gras

: 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, "A French wine mystery: Where's the Bergerac?," 6 June 2018

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First Known Use of pâté de foie gras

1827, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pâté de foie gras

French, literally, pâté of fat liver

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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 26 Jan. 2021.

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