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choucroute Line breaks: chou|croute
Pronunciation: /ˈʃuːkruːt/

Definition of choucroute in English:


[mass noun]
Pickled cabbage; sauerkraut.
Example sentences
  • 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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