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  • n. a vegetable pea eaten when immature

Etymologies

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French manger + tout (eat all)

Examples

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  • "... with more cash in our pockets, ingredients went upmarket in the closing years of the decade: celeriac and mangetout ... herbs in packets, stuffed aubergine, banoffee pie and then grilled goats'-cheese salad, exotic mushrooms...."

    --Kate Colquhoun, Taste: The Story of Britain Through Its Cooking (NY: Bloomsbury, 2007), 370

    January 19, 2017

  • a variety of pea with an edible pod.

    — ORIGIN French, ‘eat all’.

    November 3, 2007