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magret

Line breaks: ma¦gret
Pronunciation: /ˈmaɡrɛɪ
 
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Definition of magret in English:

noun

A fillet of meat cut from a breast of duck.
Example sentences
  • My order of magret of duck was beautifully cooked, the slices of pinkish breast meat fanned out over cep mushrooms.
  • For his family's Christmas dinner he likes to roast potatoes and cut-up apples with his magret.
  • It was a perfectly competent but fairly ordinary magret with a parmentier of confit and a cassis sauce.

Origin

French, diminutive of Gascon dialect magre 'lean' (as the leanest meat is chosen), corresponding to standard French maigre..

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