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petite marmite Line breaks: pe¦tite mar|mite
Pronunciation: /pəˌtiːt mɑːˈmiːt/

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Definition of petite marmite in English:


[mass noun]
Soup served in an earthenware pot.


French, literally 'little earthenware pot'.

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