from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The fattened liver of a force-fed goose or sometimes duck, usually served sliced or as a pâté.
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- noun The
fattened liverof geeseor ducks, used for gourmet cooking.
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- noun a pate made from goose liver (marinated in Cognac) and truffles
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[French : foie, liver (from Old French, from Vulgar Latin *ficatum, alteration of Latin fīcātum, liver of an animal fattened on figs, from fīcus, fig) + gras, fat, fatty (from Old French, from Latin crassus, thick, fat).]
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French loanword, meaning "fatty liver".
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