Definition of potage in English:


Line breaks: pot¦age
Pronunciation: /pɒˈtɑːʒ


[mass noun]
  • Thick soup: coarse, spicy potage [count noun]: recipes for soups or potages
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    • Another plus here is that meals include potage or salad, so you don't feel cheap if you can't spring for an appetizer.
    • Our meals started with a choice of potage or salad, which the menu claimed was ‘famous.’
    • Anglo-Saxons swore by watercress potage to purify their blood every spring, and there are 17 th-century recipes for watercress ‘sallets’, which mix the leaves with oranges, lemons, raisins and pears.


mid 16th century: from French. Compare with pottage.

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