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Definition of the noun matelote

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noun - plural: matelotes

  1. highly seasoned soup or stew made of freshwater fishes (eel, carp, perch) with wine and stock
    • lexical domain: Foods & Drinks - nouns denoting foods and drinks
    • more generic term: fish stew = a stew made with fish

Alternative definition of the noun matelote


  1. A stew made primarily with fish and wine.

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Google previewThe Universal Magazine (1793)

A matelote is a favourite dim in France ; spice and other savoury ingredients. Have hot the good folks, said Adelaide, vantage that, in. or stringed instruments, that thence an agreeable harmony may result. And Horace speaks expressly of the ...

Google previewThe Diner's Dictionary (2012)

Word Origins of Food and Drink by John Ayto

matelote As its name might suggest (it originated as French plat de matelots 'sailors' dish'), a matelote is a fish stew. Paradoxically, though, it is rather more ...

Google previewFish Grilled and Smoked (2004)

150 Recipes for Cooking Rich, Flavorful Fish on the Backyard Grill, Streamside, Or in a Home Smoker by John Manikowski

French matelote is a freshwater cousin to saltwater stews, employing pond-raised eel, carp, and perch, as is a South American soup, sancochos, which traditionally includes cachama and payara, prized Venezuelan fish. In opera de pescado, ...

Google previewAlexander Dumas Dictionary Of Cuisine (2014)

by Dumas,

Matelote ...

Google previewThe household encyclopædia; or, Family dictionary of everything connected with housekeeping and domestic medicine, by an association of heads of families and men of science (1858)

by Household encyclopaedia

FISH MATELOTE BOURGEOlSE. A matelote is generally composed of several sorts of fish, such as carp, eel, barbel, and small pike. Scale, gut, and cut them into pieces ; put into a stewpan a bunch of mixed herbs, composed of parsley, thyme, ...

Google previewDictionary of Food (2009)

International Food and Cooking Terms from A to Z by Charles Sinclair

Matafanaux pommes matelote France A richfreshwater fish stewmade with wine, onions and mushrooms matelote blanche, sauce France Sauce canotière withtheaddition ofbutton onions glazedin butter andblanched button mushrooms ...

Google previewThe Cook's Dictionary and House-keeper's Directory (1830)

A New Family Manual of Cookery and Confectionery, on a Plan of Ready Reference, Never Hitherto Attempted by Richard Dolby

and when three parts done, add them to the rest, and finish stewing ; as soon as the matelote is sufficiently thick, take the pieces out with a fork, arrange them on a dish according to your taste; lay fried bread round, and in the centre the sauce ...

Google previewMrs. Beeton's Dictionary of Every-day Cookery (1865)

SHEEP'S BRAINS, en Matelote (art Entree). Ingredients.- — 6 sheep's brains, vinegar, salt, a few slices of bacon, 1 small onion, 2 cloves, a small bunch of parsley, sufficient stock or weak broth to cover the brains, 1 tablespoonful of lemon-juice ...

Google previewTardy's Explanatory Pronuncing Dictionary ... A new edition corrected and much enlarged, by J. C. Tarver (1847)

by TARDY (Lexicographer.)

mätë-lö-täjë, a seaman's pay Matelote, mätë - lötë, stewed fish [seamanlike A la matelote, ad. a-la-mätë-lötë, Mâter, va. mâ-té ...

Google previewThe Domestic Dictionary and Housekeeper's Manual (1842)

Comprising Everything Pertaining to Cookery, Diet, Economy and Medicine by Gibbons Merle, John Reitch

sole au gratin, stewed, — sprats, — sturgeon, a la braise, broiled, en matelote, roasted — tench, broiled, fricaseed, fried, en marinade, a la poulette, — thirany, — trout, boiled, collared, fried, Italian way, 107; stewed trout, turbot, en matelote, ...

Google previewThe Domestic Dictionary and Housekeeper's Manual: ... The Medical Portion of the Work by John Reitch (1842)

by Gibbons MERLE, John REITCH

MATELoTE of CARP. Cut the fish into slices, and put them into a saucepan with a few river craw fish, adding young peeled onions which have been previously scalded, and chopped mushrooms; pour under it a littleroux made of flour and ...

Google previewThe Cook's Dictionary ... New Edition, Carefully Revised, Etc. [With Plates.] (1832)

by Richard DOLBY

MATELOTE au Bouillvn.'—Take the wings of turkey-poults, pheasants, or partridges, with some pieces of wild rabbits, lamb, and slices of bacon; put them into a stewpan with equal quantities of stock and Champagne, half a glass of olive oil, ...

Google previewAn Etymological Dictionary of Modern English (2012)

by Ernest Weekley

matelote. Dish of fish. F., from matelot, sailor. This latter is for OF. matenot, obs. Du. mattenoet, from maat, meat, genoot, companion; cf. MHG. mazgen6ze, tablefellow. See huguenot, mate'. material.

Google previewMedical Lexicon (1839)

A New Dictionary of Medical Science, Containing a Concise Account of the Various Subjects and Terms; with a Vocabulary of Synonymes in Different Languages, and Formulae for Various Officinal and Empirical Preparations, &c. Second Edition, with Numerous Modifications and Additions by Robley Dunglison

Matelote, Fever, yellow —f. Mesenterique, see Typhus—f de la Moisson, Fever, gastric—f. Morbilleuse, Rubeola—f Nerceuse, Typhus milior—f. Nosocomiale, Typhus ravior—f. Oscitante ...

Google previewNew American Roget's College Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (Revised &Updated) (2002)

by Philip D. Morehead

gruel, porridge, haggis; broth, consommé, purée, avgolemono, bisque, borscht, bouillabaise, bouillon, burgoo, cholent, chowder, cioppino, civet, cullis, daube, fumet, gazpacho, goulash, gumbo, hasenpfeffer, lobscouse, madrilene, matelote, ...

Google previewA Concise Dictionary of Foreign Expressions (1984)

by B. A. Phythian

matelote [Fr.] Fish stew with wine, onions, etc. (mat-loht) Mater Dolorosa [Lat.] The Sorrowing Mother. (MAH-ter dolor- OH-sa) Name given to Virgin Mary, in paintings, etc., in mourning, sorrow, etc. materfamilias [Lat.] Woman head of ...

Google previewNew Oxford Rhyming Dictionary (2012)

by Oxford University Press

matelote .banknote .headnote . endnote .keynote ...

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Scrabble value of M3A1T1E1L1O1T1E1

The value of this 8-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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