Definition of potage in English:

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potage

Pronunciation: /pōˈtäZH/

noun

Thick soup.
Example sentences
  • Another plus here is that meals include potage or salad, so you don't feel cheap if you can't spring for an appetizer.
  • Our meals started with a choice of potage or salad, which the menu claimed was ‘famous.’
  • Anglo-Saxons swore by watercress potage to purify their blood every spring, and there are 17 th-century recipes for watercress ‘sallets’, which mix the leaves with oranges, lemons, raisins and pears.

Origin

Mid 16th century: from French. Compare with pottage.

Words that rhyme with potage

décolletage, découpage, Lesage, maquillage, paysage, plage, vernissage

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: po·tage

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