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n. pl. é·touf·fées (-fā′)
A spicy Cajun stew of vegetables and seafood, especially crayfish or shrimp.

[Louisiana French, from French (à l')étouffée, stewed, alteration (influenced by étouffer, to smother) of étuvée, past participle of étuver, to stew, from Old French estuver; see stew.]
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(Cookery) a spicy Cajun stew
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The Louisiana Cajun Menu includes shrimp Creole, gumbo, jambalaya, red beans and rice, crawfish etouffee. One night a week they will have Cajun night with all you can eat for $9.99.
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Moist and succulent, it was only second to the shrimp etouffee.
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