étouffée

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Cajun French étouffée, from French (à l’)étouffée (smothered; dish cooked in a closed pot).

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Noun[edit]

étouffée (countable and uncountable, plural étouffées)

  1. A spiced Cajun stew of meat (crayfish, shellfish, alligator, chicken or another meat) and vegetables, typically cooked in a closed pot and then served with rice.

French[edit]

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Noun[edit]

étouffée f (plural étouffées)

  1. étouffée (stew cooked in a closed pot); the manner of cooking which is used to make such stews
    une étouffée d'écrevisses
    pommes de terre à l'étouffée

Verb[edit]

étouffée

  1. feminine singular of the past participle of étouffer