poutine

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Canadian French (Quebec French), ultimate origin unclear.

Noun[edit]

poutine (countable and uncountable, plural poutines)

  1. (Canada) A dish consisting of french fries topped with cheese curds and gravy, eaten primarily in Canada
    Jean made an eight-hour trip across the border into Quebec just to satisfy his craving for poutine.
  2. (Canada) Any of a number of variations on the basic poutine dish.
    In Italian poutine, gravy is replaced with spaghetti sauce.

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French[edit]

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Poutine, the Quebecois patates frites based dish

Etymology[edit]

Attested from 1810. First used to refer to modern Quebecois dish in 1982, possibly in reference to the sense of 'mess'. Ultimate origin unknown, culinary senses potentially influenced by English pudding.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pu.tin/
  • (Quebec) IPA(key): [pu.t͡sɪn]
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Noun[edit]

poutine f (plural poutines)

  1. (Quebec) poutine
  2. (Acadian) any of several potato-based dishes
  3. (Louisiana) dumpling
  4. (Louisiana) bread pudding, pudding
  5. (Quebec, obsolete) any of several pudding-like desserts
  6. (Quebec, obsolete) a messy situation or complicated thing; a quagmire
  7. (Quebec, obsolete) a fat woman

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