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foie gras

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Pronunciation: /fwɑː ˈɡrɑː
 
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Definition of foie gras in English:

noun

1The liver of a specially fattened goose or duck prepared as food.
Example sentences
  • The most well-known use for foie gras is the pate de foie gras, a rich pate containing at least 80% foie gras.
  • Chef Dan Barber tells the story of a small farm in Spain that has found a humane way to produce foie gras.
1.1 short for pâté de foie gras.
Example sentences
  • I'm very surprised because she clearly ate the entire ravioli dish, foie gras and all.
  • In France dinner is always at a restaurant and I normally order foie gras and a sirloin steak.
  • A pressed slab of ham hock and foie gras were correct enough and their accompanying home-made piccalilli was bravely sour.

Origin

French, 'fat liver'.

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