potage

noun
po·​tage | \pȯ-ˈtäzh \

Definition of potage 

: a thick soup

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Buellton Known best as the gateway to Solvang and for the titular potage at Pea Soup Andersen’s, the freeway-straddling town of Buellton has emerged as the Brooklyn of the Santa Ynez Valley. Matt Jaffe, Los Angeles Magazine, "What to Drink, Eat, and See on a Weekend Wine Getaway to the Santa Ynez Valley," 26 Apr. 2018 Eat lobster corn dogs, razor clam stuffies, and seafood potage for dinner Monday through Sunday. Kara Baskin, BostonGlobe.com, "Tables: Whole Heart Provisions comes to Central Square, and trumpets and hip-hop fold into the Tapestry," 19 Apr. 2018 Ladle the thick, smoky potage into bowls and eat at the table, or into mugs, and eat it on the couch. Jessica Battilana, San Francisco Chronicle, "Repertoire: Split pea soup for homey holiday gatherings," 12 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of potage

1505, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for potage

Middle French, from Old French, pottage

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