Definition of choucroute in English:
Pickled cabbage; sauerkraut.
- Here we serve 100 platefuls of choucroute a day.
- However, the German name Sauerkraut and the French choucroute (a corruption of the German) were already in use, and stuck when the technique changed.
- Chez Yvonne dishes up the best choucroute garnie, heaps of sauerkraut blanketed by cuts of pork and potatoes.
French, from German dialect Surkrut 'sauerkraut', influenced by French chou 'cabbage'.
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