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petite marmite

Line breaks: pe¦tite mar|mite
Pronunciation: /pəˌtiːt mɑːˈmiːt
 
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Definition of petite marmite in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Soup served in an earthenware pot.
Example sentences
  • Mrs. Landemare first makes a consommé, then uses the liquid to make the petite marmite.
  • Petite marmite is always served as a soup with the pieces of meat and chicken and vegetables cut in small enough pieces to be conveniently eaten.

Origin

French, literally 'little earthenware pot'.

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