pâté de foie gras

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pâ·té de foie gras

(pä-tā′ də fwä grä′)
n. pl. pâ·tés de foie gras (pä-tā′)
A paste made from goose or sometimes duck liver, pork fat, onions, mushrooms, and often truffles.

[French : pâté, pâté + de, of + foie gras, foie gras; see foie gras.]

pâté de foie gras

(pɑte də fwa ɡrɑ)
n, pl pâtés de foie gras (pɑte də fwa ɡrɑ)
(Cookery) a smooth rich paste made from the liver of a specially fattened goose, considered a great delicacy
[French: pâté of fat liver]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pate de foie gras - a pate made from goose liver (marinated in Cognac) and truffles
pate - liver or meat or fowl finely minced or ground and variously seasoned
References in classic literature ?
There were a couple of brace of cold woodcock, a pheasant, a pâté de foie gras pie with a group of ancient and cobwebby bottles.