Definition of cassoulet in English:

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cassoulet

Pronunciation: /ˈkasʊleɪ/

noun

[mass noun]
A French stew made with meat (typically pork, goose, and duck) 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 'stew pan', from Old Provençal cassa 'pan'; related to casserole.

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