from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A French dish of boiled meats and vegetables.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A dish of broth, meat, and vegetables prepared by boiling in a pot, -- a dish esp. common among the French.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A French dish which resembles beef stew: also used to designate soup stock and the pot in which soup stock is prepared.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. traditional French stew of vegetables and beef
French : pot, pot + au, on the + feu, fire.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)