potage

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French potage, and from earlier borrowing pottage.

Noun[edit]

potage (countable and uncountable, plural potages)

  1. A thick creamy soup.

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French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Old French, pot +‎ -age.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pɔ.taʒ/
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Noun[edit]

potage m (plural potages)

  1. soup (dish)

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Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old French potage; equivalent to pot +‎ -age.

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Noun[edit]

potage (plural potages)

  1. pottage (a stew or casserole)
  2. A pudding or slurry; any dish made of thick, runny liquid.
  3. Greens or vegetables; plant matter as used in food.
  4. (rare) A cataplasm; a pad on a wound to relieve.
  5. (rare) A beverage; a liquid concoction.

Descendants[edit]

  • English: pottage; porridge
  • Scots: pottage; parritch

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pot +‎ -age.

Noun[edit]

potage m (oblique plural potages, nominative singular potages, nominative plural potage)

  1. soup; broth (etc.) cooked in a pot

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