Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A kitchen garden; sometimes used attributively.
  • n. A porringer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A porringer.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An obsolete form of pottinger.

Etymologies

From Middle French potager, from potage. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • High-end vegetable patches -- some call them by the French term "potager" -- are also becoming popular spots for entertaining.

    The Vegetable Patch Goes Luxe

  • To meet the demand, The Green Man is emphasizing the addition of an old and venerable garden enhancement called the potager or French kitchen garden.

    THE GREEN MAN FINE LANDSCAPE DESIGN SPRING 2009 NEWSLETTER

  • Your potager is a FORMAL, rigidly GEOMETRIC garden that is an integral part of your landscape design.

    FRENCH KITCHEN GARDENS 2009: MAKE WAY FOR THE POTAGER

  • In fact, call your vegetable plot a "potager" and right away you might find it more charming.

    CourierPostOnline.com - News

  • Charentais = "a type of true cantaloupe from Europe (what Americans call cantaloupes are actually muskmelons.); poh-tow-zhay = pronunciation for" potager "or (kitchen garden)

    betterave - French Word-A-Day

  • Charentais = "a type of true cantaloupe from Europe (what Americans call cantaloupes are actually muskmelons.); poh-tow-zhay = pronunciation for "potager" or (kitchen garden)

    betterave - French Word-A-Day

  • The plan, though, is to till up the flat ledge in front of the house this fall and convert it all to some semblance of a potager.

    Jean's Knitting

  • Finally, in 2009, first lady Michelle Obama broke ground on a full potager.

    Stone-Fruit Salad With Sugared Berries

  • Charlotte Moss At Château d'Ainay-le-Vieil, apple, fig and pear trees are trained against a wall following techniques used in the potager at Versailles.

    Stately French Gardens

  • These characteristics are just as evident in a potager (kitchen garden) as they are the parterres (low, ornamental gardens with paths between the beds) of a chateau—all are executed with equally deft skill.

    That Garden Je Ne Sais Quoi

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