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poutine Syllabification: pou·tine
Pronunciation: /po͞oˈtēn/

Definition of poutine in English:


A dish of French fries topped with cheese curds and gravy.
Example sentences
  • And, of course, the famous dish around here, poutine is being eaten here.
  • My friend and I began our recent dinner with an order of poutine.
  • Along with fries and pizza, poutine is a very common dish sold and eaten in high school cafeterias in various parts of Canada.


1980s: Canadian French, either from French pouding 'pudding' or directly from pudding.

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