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savoy1

Syllabification: sa·voy
Pronunciation: /səˈvoi
 
/
(also savoy cabbage)

noun

A cabbage of a hardy variety with densely wrinkled leaves.
Example sentences
  • There was a nice waxy potato and onion gratin, stir-fried savoy cabbage, sweet roast carrots, quite acceptable courgette and mangetout.
  • ‘Savoy Express’ is the earliest savoy cabbage, just perfect for that crispy slaw or cabbage salad, and each 1-1 1/2 pound head can be spaced only 12 inches apart.
  • And a hefty braised pork chop with carrots, savoy cabbage, and fingerling potatoes is just the kind of comfort food we crave now.

Origin

late 16th century: from Savoy.

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Savoy2

Syllabification: Sa·voy
Pronunciation: /səˈvoi
 
/
An area of southeastern France that borders on northwestern Italy, a former duchy ruled by the counts of Savoy from the 11th century.

Derivatives

Savoyard

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Pronunciation: /səˈvoiərd, ˌsavoiˈärd, -vwäˈyär/
adjective& noun
Example sentences
  • One of Killy's ancillary ambitions had also been fulfilled: to upgrade roads, tunnels, water purification facilities, and sewers of the entire Savoyard region.
  • We glided ankle-deep in fresh powder down through the woods from which the Savoyard have been making their living since the 11 th century.
  • He is not a Londoner; he is a Savoyard from the French Alps.

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