Definition of matelote in English:


Syllabification: mat·e·lote
Pronunciation: /ˌmatlˈōt, matˈlōt


  • A dish of fish in a sauce of wine and onions.
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    • On the menu were classics unheard of in Fifties London: paté de campagne, matelote d' anguille and bouillabaisse.
    • The matelote receives universal praise and quickly vanishes.
    • For the matelote: In a blender or food processor fitted with the metal blade, combine pike, heavy cream and egg yolk and mix until smooth.


French, from à la matelote, literally 'mariner-style', from matelot 'sailor' (see matelot).

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