petite marmite


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petite mar·mite

 (mär-mēt′)
n.
1. A soup of meat and vegetables made and served in a small, covered earthenware casserole.
2. The casserole used for cooking and serving this soup.

[French : petite, feminine of petit, little + marmite, kettle.]
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Noun1.petite marmite - soup made with a variety of vegetablespetite marmite - soup made with a variety of vegetables
soup - liquid food especially of meat or fish or vegetable stock often containing pieces of solid food
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