pâté de foie gras
noun (plural pâtés de foie gras) Etymology: French, literally, pâté of fat liver Date: 1827 a pâté of fat goose liver and usually truffles sometimes with added fat pork

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  • pâté de foie gras — ► NOUN ▪ a pâté made from fatted goose liver …   English terms dictionary

  • pâté de foie gras — [pä tā΄ də fwä΄ grä′] [Fr] a paste or spread made of the livers of fattened geese …   English World dictionary

  • pate de foie gras — noun a pate made from goose liver (marinated in Cognac) and truffles • Syn: ↑foie gras • Hypernyms: ↑pate * * * pâté de foie gras [pt de foie gras] [ˌpæteɪ də fwʌ ˈɡrɑː] [pɑːˌteɪ də fwʌ ˈɡrɑː] …   Useful english dictionary

  • pâté de foie gras — noun A pâté of fat goose liver; the lowest grade preparation of foie gras. See Also: mousse de foie gras, parfait de foie gras …   Wiktionary

  • pâté de foie gras — /pah tay deuh fwah grah , pa tay /; Fr. /pah taydeu fwann grddah /, pl. pâtés de foie gras /pah tayz deuh fwah grah , pa tayz /; Fr. /pah taydeu fwann grddah /. See under foie gras. [1820 30; < F: goose liver pâté] * * * …   Universalium

  • pâté de foie gras — [ˌpateɪ də fwα: grα:] noun a smooth, rich paste made from fatted goose liver. Origin from Fr …   English new terms dictionary

  • pâté de foie gras — /ˌpæteɪ də ˌfwa ˈgra/ (say .patay duh .fwah grah) noun a paste made with the livers of specially fattened geese. {French: pâté of fat liver} …   Australian English dictionary

  • pâté de foie gras —   …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • pâté de foie gras —   n. paste made of fattened goose s liver …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Pâté de Foie Gras (short story) — Infobox Short story name = Pâté de Foie Gras title orig = translator = author = Isaac Asimov country = United States language = English series = genre = science fiction short story published in = Astounding Science Fiction publisher = Street… …   Wikipedia

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