potager

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French potager, from potage.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈpɒtaʒeɪ/, /ˈpɒtədʒə/

NounEdit

potager (plural potagers)

  1. A kitchen garden; sometimes used attributively.
    • 1978, Lawrence Durrell, Livia, Faber & Faber 1992 (Avignon Quintet), p. 398:
      while he could not get into it until he obtained the keys from Bechet the notary, he had a picnic or two in the dilapidated garden and the herb potager, now run hopelessly to seed and weed.
  2. (obsolete) A porringer.
    • 1681, Nehemiah Grew, Musæum Regalis Societatis: Or, A Catalogue and Description of the Natural and Artificial Rarities Belonging to the Royal Society and preſerved at Greſham Colledge, page 372,
      An INDIAN DISH or Potager. Made alſo of the Barque of a Tree, with the Sides and Rim ſewed together after the manner of Twiggen-Work.

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AdjectiveEdit

potager m (feminine potagère, masculine plural potagers, feminine plural potagères)

  1. potager

NounEdit

Un potager

potager m (plural potagers)

  1. potager garden
  2. a type of obsolete stone oven; a warming oven

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Last modified on 29 March 2014, at 19:17