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  • Our citrouille (as explained to me, a citrouille is only a jack-o-lantern) was made into a jack-o-lantern for the handful of trick-or-treaters we had here.

    potiron - French Word-A-Day

  • I have always thought the word for pumpkin was "citrouille".

    bibi - French Word-A-Day

  • Re potiron/citrouille -- can somebody help with this one?

    bibi - French Word-A-Day

  • Anyone care to discuss the differences between a potiron and "une citrouille"?

    potiron - French Word-A-Day

  • It has been driving me crazy trying to understand the difference between potiron and citrouille since Autumn a year ago!

    potiron - French Word-A-Day

  • - For those who make no difference between the French words potiron & citrouille, I suppose they might call a Jack-o-lantern -- un “potiron lanterne”, (I assume the same people would also say that it is “un potiron lumineux”)

    potiron - French Word-A-Day

  • I used to have a recipe of Tarte au potiron (I lost it!) - I don't know anything about tartes "à la citrouille", but "graines de citrouille rôties" are great!

    potiron - French Word-A-Day

  • No, the citrouille* was too heavy, even for her, to swipe, or to lift, or to drag undeterred.

    potiron - French Word-A-Day

  • I have 2 recipes of -- Potage au potiron, NOT “... à la citrouille” and a recipe of -- Gratin de potiron, but NOT “... de citrouille”!

    potiron - French Word-A-Day

  • In this way, a Jack-o'-lantern can be considered as une “citrouille lumineuse”.

    potiron - French Word-A-Day

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