potager

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French potager, from potage.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈpɒtaʒeɪ/, /ˈpɒtədʒə/

Noun[edit]

potager (plural potagers)

  1. A kitchen garden; sometimes used attributively.
    • 1978, Lawrence Durrell, Livia, Faber & Faber 1992 (Avignon Quintet), p. 398:
      while he could not get into it until he obtained the keys from Bechet the notary, he had a picnic or two in the dilapidated garden and the herb potager, now run hopelessly to seed and weed.
  2. (obsolete) A porringer.
    • 1681, Nehemiah Grew, Musæum Regalis Societatis: Or, A Catalogue and Description of the Natural and Artificial Rarities Belonging to the Royal Society and preſerved at Greſham Colledge, page 372,
      An INDIAN DISH or Potager. Made alſo of the Barque of a Tree, with the Sides and Rim ſewed together after the manner of Twiggen-Work.

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Adjective[edit]

potager m (feminine potagère, masculine plural potagers, feminine plural potagères)

  1. potager

Noun[edit]

Un potager

potager m (plural potagers)

  1. potager garden
  2. a type of obsolete stone oven; a warming oven

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