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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French pâté chinois

NounEdit

pâté chinois (plural pâté chinois)

  1. (Quebec) A French-Canadian dish of layered ground beef, sweetcorn and mashed potatoes, similar to shepherd's pie.

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EtymologyEdit

pâté +‎ chinois Being a sort of pie from China, Maine, USA; where French Canadian works arrived to work textile mills in Maine, USA, and were served variations of shepherd's pie, bringing it home, and developing the French-Canadian dish from it. "China" being "Chine" in French; and "chinois" being French for "Chinese".

NounEdit

pâté chinois m (uncountable)

  1. pâté chinois
  2. (Quebec) shepherd's pie