printanier

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French printanier (spring-like, vernal)

Adjective[edit]

printanier (not comparable)

  1. (postpositive) Prepared with spring vegetables.
    • 1985, Marshall Jevons, The Fatal Equilibrium, chapter 16, page 173:
      Today, for example, he had dined on the finest entrecôte steak he had ever tasted; lunched on a superb braised oxtail printanière; breakfasted on broiled kippers and Wiltshire bacon.

Noun[edit]

printanier (plural printaniers)

  1. A soup made with spring vegetables.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French printans (spring) +‎ -ier

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pʁɛ̃.ta.nje/
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

printanier (feminine singular printanière, masculine plural printaniers, feminine plural printanières)

  1. springlike, vernal

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