What does ragout mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ragout(noun)

    well-seasoned stew of meat and vegetables


  1. ragout(Noun)

    a stew of meat and vegetables mixed together

  2. ragout(Noun)

    any stew, soup, or sauce

  3. Origin: From ragoût.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ragout(noun)

    a dish made of pieces of meat, stewed, and highly seasoned; as, a ragout of mutton

  2. Origin: [F. ragot, fr. ragoter to restore one's appetite, fr. L. pref. re- re- + ad to + gustare to taste, gustus taste. See Gust relish.]


  1. Ragout

    The term ragout refers to a main-dish stew.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ragout

    ra-gōō′, n. a stew of meat with kitchen herbs, the French equivalent of Irish stew: any spicy mixture or combination, even of persons. [Fr.,—ragoûter, to restore the appetite—L. re, again, Fr. à (=ad), to, goût—L. gustus, taste.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ragout in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ragout in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jonathan Swift, "A Modest Proposal":

    I have been assured by a very knowing American of my acquaintance in London, that a young healthy child well nursed is at a year old a most delicious, nourishing, and wholesome food, whether stewed, roasted, baked, or boiled, and I make no doubt that it will equally serve in a fricassee, or a ragout.

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