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fric·as·see

 (frĭk′ə-sē′, frĭk′ə-sē′)
n.
Poultry or meat cut into pieces and stewed in gravy.
tr.v. fric·as·seed, fric·as·see·ing, fric·as·sees
To prepare (poultry or meat) by cutting into pieces and stewing in gravy.

[French fricassée, from Old French, from feminine past participle of fricasser, to fricassee : probably frire, to fry (from Latin frīgere, to roast, fry) + casser, to break, crack (from Latin quassāre, to shake, shatter; see squash2) or Vulgar Latin *coāctiāre, to press together (from Latin coāctus, past participle of cōgere, to drive or bring together; see cogent).]

fricassee

(ˌfrɪkəˈsiː; ˈfrɪkəsɪ; ˈfrɪkəˌseɪ)
n
(Cookery) stewed meat, esp chicken or veal, and vegetables, served in a thick white sauce
vb, -sees, -seeing or -seed
(Cookery) (tr) to prepare (meat) as a fricassee
[C16: from Old French, from fricasser to fricassee; probably related to frire to fry1]

fric•as•see

(ˌfrɪk əˈsi)

n., v. -seed, -see•ing. n.
1. chicken or other meat cut in pieces, lightly sautéed, stewed, and served usu. in a white sauce made with its own stock.
v.t.
2. to prepare as a fricassee.
[1560–70; < Middle French, n. use of feminine past participle of fricasser to cook chopped food in its own juice]

fricassee


Past participle: fricasseed
Gerund: fricasseeing

Imperative
fricassee
fricassee
Present
I fricassee
you fricassee
he/she/it fricassees
we fricassee
you fricassee
they fricassee
Preterite
I fricasseed
you fricasseed
he/she/it fricasseed
we fricasseed
you fricasseed
they fricasseed
Present Continuous
I am fricasseeing
you are fricasseeing
he/she/it is fricasseeing
we are fricasseeing
you are fricasseeing
they are fricasseeing
Present Perfect
I have fricasseed
you have fricasseed
he/she/it has fricasseed
we have fricasseed
you have fricasseed
they have fricasseed
Past Continuous
I was fricasseeing
you were fricasseeing
he/she/it was fricasseeing
we were fricasseeing
you were fricasseeing
they were fricasseeing
Past Perfect
I had fricasseed
you had fricasseed
he/she/it had fricasseed
we had fricasseed
you had fricasseed
they had fricasseed
Future
I will fricassee
you will fricassee
he/she/it will fricassee
we will fricassee
you will fricassee
they will fricassee
Future Perfect
I will have fricasseed
you will have fricasseed
he/she/it will have fricasseed
we will have fricasseed
you will have fricasseed
they will have fricasseed
Future Continuous
I will be fricasseeing
you will be fricasseeing
he/she/it will be fricasseeing
we will be fricasseeing
you will be fricasseeing
they will be fricasseeing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been fricasseeing
you have been fricasseeing
he/she/it has been fricasseeing
we have been fricasseeing
you have been fricasseeing
they have been fricasseeing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been fricasseeing
you will have been fricasseeing
he/she/it will have been fricasseeing
we will have been fricasseeing
you will have been fricasseeing
they will have been fricasseeing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been fricasseeing
you had been fricasseeing
he/she/it had been fricasseeing
we had been fricasseeing
you had been fricasseeing
they had been fricasseeing
Conditional
I would fricassee
you would fricassee
he/she/it would fricassee
we would fricassee
you would fricassee
they would fricassee
Past Conditional
I would have fricasseed
you would have fricasseed
he/she/it would have fricasseed
we would have fricasseed
you would have fricasseed
they would have fricasseed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fricassee - pieces of chicken or other meat stewed in gravy with e.g. carrots and onions and served with noodles or dumplings
stew - food prepared by stewing especially meat or fish with vegetables
chicken stew - a stew made with chicken
turkey stew - a stew made with turkey
Verb1.fricassee - make a fricassee of by cooking; "fricassee meats"
cookery, cooking, preparation - the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat; "cooking can be a great art"; "people are needed who have experience in cookery"; "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"
cook - transform and make suitable for consumption by heating; "These potatoes have to cook for 20 minutes"
Translations

fricassee

[ˈfrɪkəsiː] N (Culin) → estofado m

fricassee

nFrikassee nt

fricassee

[ˌfrɪkəˈsiː] n (Culin) → fricassea