Adjective "Etouffee" definition and examples

(Etouffee may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˌeɪtuːˈfeɪ/

Definitions and examples

noun

A spicy Cajun stew made with vegetables and seafood.
  1. 'From dishes like gumbo and dirty rice to crawfish étouffée, Cajun and Creole food is highly seasoned fare that makes the most of the fruits of the sea and local produce.'

More definitions

noun, plural étouffées[ey-too-feyz; French ey-too-fey]/ˌeɪ tuˈfeɪz; French eɪ tuˈfeɪ/(Show IPA)

1. New Orleans Cookery. a stew of crayfish, vegetables, and seasonings, served over white rice.

Origin

(étouffée)