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foie gras(fwä grä′)
n. pl. foie gras
The fattened liver of a force-fed goose or sometimes duck, usually served sliced or as a pâté.
[French : foie, liver (from Old French, from Vulgar Latin *ficatum, alteration of Latin fīcātum, liver of an animal fattened on figs, from fīcus, fig) + gras, fat, fatty (from Old French, from Latin crassus, thick, fat).]
foie gras(French fwa ɡrɑ)
(Cookery) See pâté de foie gras
foie gras(fwɑ ˈgrɑ)
the liver of specially fattened geese or ducks, esp. in the form of a pâté.
[1810–20; < French: literally, fat liver]
The preserved livers of specially fattened ducks or geese.