foie gras

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English[edit]

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A dish of foie gras at a restaurant in Singapore.

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French foie gras (literally fat liver).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌfwɑː ˈɡɹɑː/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌfwɑ ˈɡɹɑ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

foie gras (uncountable)

  1. The fattened liver of geese or ducks, used for gourmet cooking.

Synonyms[edit]

  • foie (shortening) (colloquial)

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French[edit]

A serving of foie gras (on the left) as an appetizer in a restaurant in Avignon, France

Etymology[edit]

foie (liver) +‎ gras (fat). Literally “fat liver”.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

foie gras m (plural foies gras)

  1. foie gras (fattened liver of geese or ducks)

Further reading[edit]

Wikipedia-logo-v2.svg foie gras on the French Wikipedia.Wikipedia fr


Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French foie gras (literally fat liver).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

foie gras m (uncountable)

  1. foie gras (fattened liver of geese or ducks)

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French foie gras (literally fat liver)

Noun[edit]

foie gras m (uncountable)

  1. foie gras