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) ; see FIG1 + gras, fat, fatty (from Old French, from Latin crassus, thick, fat).]
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