petite marmite


Definition of petite marmite

1 : a soup of brown stock made with a few large pieces of vegetable, fowl, or beef and served in a marmite with slices of French bread

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History and Etymology for petite marmite

French, literally, small kettle

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“Petite marmite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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