pot-au-feu

noun
\ ˌpät-ō-ˈfər How to pronounce pot-au-feu (audio) , -ˈfə, pȯ-tō-ˈfœ \
plural pot-au-feu

Definition of pot-au-feu

: a French boiled dinner of meat and vegetables

First Known Use of pot-au-feu

1791, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pot-au-feu

French, literally, pot on the fire

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“Pot-au-feu.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pot-au-feu. Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

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