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cassoulet

Syllabification: cas·sou·let
Pronunciation: /ˌkasəˈlā
 
/

Definition of cassoulet in English:

noun

A stew made with meat and beans.
Example sentences
  • From France, we had quiches, bouillabaisse, omelettes, crépes, cassoulet, carbonnade de boeuf, boeuf bourguignon, coq au vin, brioche, tarte de pomme, ratatouille, and every sort of sweet or dessert you could imagine.
  • Mains for not much more included crispy pork belly and bean cassoulet, slow-roast lamb shoulder with mint jelly, blade of beef with roasted root vegetables
  • In Languedoc-Roussillon cassoulet (a stew of beans, pork, confits and sausage) is a regional speciality and game of any description a favourite.

Origin

French, diminutive of dialect cassolo 'stewpan', from Old Provençal cassa 'pan'; related to casserole.

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