Definition of Ratatouille

1. Noun. A vegetable stew; usually made with tomatoes, eggplant, zucchini, peppers, onion, and seasonings.

Generic synonyms: Stew



Definition of Ratatouille

1. Noun. A traditional French Provençal stewed vegetable dish consisting primarily of tomatoes, zucchini and eggplant, with other ingredients. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ratatouille

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ratatouille

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ratals
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ratan
ratanies
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rataplan
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rataplanning
rataplans
ratas
ratatat
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ratatouille (current term)
ratatouilles
ratbag
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ratbite fever bacterium
ratcastle
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Literary usage of Ratatouille

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1. Lost Crops of Africa: Volume Ii: Vegetables by National Research Council (U. S.) (2006)
"11 A famous French dish from Provence, ratatouille is a kind of vegetable casserole, in which each vegetable is cooked separately to its own specifications ..."

2. Good-living: A Practical Cookery-book for Town and Country by Sara Van Buren (1890)
"ratatouille A LA CREOLE. 3 pounds of lean veal, 2 cloves of garlic, \ pound ham, cut in I-in. dice, 2 onions, sliced, Sprig of thyme, Veal bones for gravy, ..."

3. Argot and Slang: A New French and English Dictionary of the Cant Words by Albert Marie Victor Barrère (1889)
"Le rata diminutif de ratatouille ... se compose de pommes de terre . . . avec ... ratatouille,/, (familiar and popular), flanquer une —, to thrash. ..."

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