Definitions

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  • noun A spicy Cajun stew of vegetables and seafood, especially crayfish or shrimp.

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  • noun a spiced Cajun stew of crayfish and vegetables, normally served with rice

Etymologies

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[Louisiana French, from French (à l')étouffée, stewed, alteration (influenced by étouffer, to smother) of étuvée, past participle of étuver, to stew, from Old French estuver; see stew.]

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Louisiana-French.

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  • Typically a crawfish dish in Louisiana. Delicious!

    July 3, 2008