chowder

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Probably a borrowing from French chaudière (pot), from Late Latin caldaria < Latin caldarium; also related to English cauldron). Possibly from older English jowter (fish monger).

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Noun[edit]

chowder (countable and uncountable, plural chowders)

  1. A thick, creamy soup or stew.
  2. A stew, particularly fish or seafood, not necessarily thickened.
  3. A seller of fish.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Halliwell to this entry?)

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Verb[edit]

chowder (third-person singular simple present chowders, present participle chowdering, simple past and past participle chowdered)

  1. (transitive) To make (seafood, etc.) into chowder.

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