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  • n. The fattened liver of geese or ducks, used for gourmet cooking.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a pate made from goose liver (marinated in Cognac) and truffles


French loanword, meaning "fatty liver". (Wiktionary)


  • There were a couple of brace of cold woodcock, a pheasant, a pate de foie gras pie with a group of ancient and cobwebby bottles.

    Sole Music

  • I let the oysters slide down my throat, the foie gras poêlé deliquesce onto my tongue.

    Dreaming in French

  • Took his pigs 'livers, too, and worked 'em up into a genuine Strasburg pate de foie gras that made the wild geese honk when they flew over his packing-house.

    Old Gorgon Graham


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