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poutine

Line breaks: pou|tine
Pronunciation: /puːˈtiːn
 
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Definition of poutine in English:

noun

Canadian
A dish of potato chips topped with cheese curds and gravy.
Example sentences
  • And, of course, the famous dish around here, poutine is being eaten here.
  • My friend and I began our recent dinner with an order of poutine.
  • Along with fries and pizza, poutine is a very common dish sold and eaten in high school cafeterias in various parts of Canada.

Origin

1980s: Canadian French, either from French pouding 'pudding' or directly from pudding.

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