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chowder

Definition:

a thick soup or stew made with milk, bacon, onions, and potatoes

Class:

food noun (foods and drinks)

Plural:

chowders

Type of:

soup » dish » nutriment » food

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Etymology:

apparently named for the pot it was cooked in: French chaudière "a pot" (12th...
(Source: Online Etymology)  [more]

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Chowder

a seafood or vegetable stew, often served with milk or cream and mostly eaten with saltine crackers. Chowder is usually thickened with broken up crackers, but some varieties are traditionally thickened with crushed ship biscuit. New England clam... (38 of 649 words, 3 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Chowder

Chowder (disambiguation)

may refer to: Chowder, any of a variety of soups | Clam chowder, a chowder containing clams and broth | Corn chowder, a chowder with corn, bacon and broth | Southern Illinois chowder, a thick stew/soup | Chowder (TV series), an animated television... (39 of 112 words, 8 definitions)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Chowder (disambiguation)

Britannica Encyclopedia:

chowder [food]

in North American cuisine, hearty soup usually containing fish or shellfish, especially clams. The word chowder is a corruption of the French ... (22 of 129 words, 1 image)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/114786​/chowder

American Heritage Dictionary:

chowder

A thick soup containing fish or shellfish, especially clams, and vegetables, such as potatoes and onions, in a milk or tomato base. | A soup similar ... (25 of 47 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example, 1 image)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/chowder

New World Dictionary:

chowder [United States]

a thick soup made variously, but usually containing onions, potatoes, and salt pork, sometimes corn, tomatoes, or other vegetables, and often, ... (21 of 39 words, 1 image)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/chowder

Collins Dictionary:

chowder

a thick soup or stew containing clams or fish (9 of 462 words, 9 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/chowder

Columbia Encyclopedia:

chowder

stew of fish or shellfish with potatoes, onions, and pork (usually salt pork), thickened with crumbled hard bread. The name "chowder" seems to have ... (24 of 103 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/society​/A​0812074​.html

Merriam-Webster:

chowder [entry 1, verb]

to make chowder of (4 of 16 words, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/chowder

chowder [entry 2, noun]

a soup or stew of seafood (as clams or fish) usually made with milk or tomatoes, salt pork, onions, and other vegetables (as potatoes) ; also, a soup ... (28 of 75 words, 1 usage example)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/chowder show=1

Oxford Dictionary:

chowder

a rich soup typically containing fish, clams, or corn with potatoes and onions (13 of 54 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/chowder

Macmillan British Dictionary:

chowder [uncountable]

a thick soup usually made with fish or shellfish, milk or cream, and vegetables (14 of 38 words, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/chowder

Random House Dictionary:

chowder

a thick soup or stew made of clams, fish, or vegetables, with potatoes, onions, and other ingredients and seasonings. (19 of 24 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/chowder

Wiktionary:

chowder | chowders [plural]

A thick, creamy soup or stew. | A stew, particularly fish or seafood, not necessarily thickened. | A seller of fish. (19 of 23 words, 3 definitions, 1 usage example)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/chowder

Cambridge Dictionary:

chowder [United States]

a type of thick soup usually made from fish or other sea creatures (13 of 22 words, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/chowder

Encarta Dictionary:

chowder | chowders [plural]

a thick soup, especially one made with seafood or fish (10 of 34 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861597068​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Online Etymology:

chowder

First use: 1751

Origin: apparently named for the pot it was cooked in: French chaudière "a pot" (12th century), from Late Latin caldaria. The word and the ... (24 of 53 etymology words)

www​.etymonline​.com​/index​.php term=chowder

Wiktionary:

chowder

Origin: Probably from French chaudière ("pot"), from chaud ("hot") (also related to the Latin caldaria and English cauldron). Possibly from Old English jowter ("fish monger").

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/chowder

Oxford Dictionary:

chowder

First use: mid 18th century

Origin: perhaps from French chaudière "stew pot", related to Old Northern French caudron (see "cauldron")

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/chowder

American Heritage Dictionary:

chowder

Origin: French chaudière, stew pot, from Old French, from Late Latin caldāria; see "cauldron".

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/chowder

Collins Dictionary:

chowder

First use: 18th century

Origin: from French chaudière kettle, from Late Latin caldāria; see cauldron

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/chowder

New World Dictionary:

chowder [United States]

Origin: French chaudière, a pot from Late Latin caldaria: see "caldron"

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/chowder

Merriam-Webster:

chowder [entry 2, noun]

First use: 1751

Origin: French chaudière kettle, contents of a kettle, from Late Latin caldaria

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/chowder show=1

Encarta Dictionary:

chowder | chowders [plural]

First use: Mid-18th century

Origin: Probably via French chaudière "stew pot" from Latin calidarium "hot bath"

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861597068​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Wiktionary:

chowder

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "chowder"

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/chowder

Collins Dictionary:

chowder

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "chowder"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/chowder

Macmillan British Dictionary:

chowder [uncountable]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "chowder"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/chowder

Macmillan American Dictionary:

chowder [uncountable]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "chowder"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/chowder

Cambridge Dictionary:

chowder [United States]

Audio: North American English pronunuciation of "chowder"

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/chowder

the Free Dictionary:

chowder

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "chowder"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "chowder"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "chowder" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/chowder

Google Dictionary:

chowder | chowders [plural]

Audio: English pronunciation of "chowder"

www​.google​.com​/#hl=en&tbs=dfn​:1&fp=1&q=chowder

Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

chowder

Audio: North American pronunciation of "chowder"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=chowde​01 word=chowder

YourDictionary Audio:

chowder

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "chowder"

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/chowder

freedictionary.org:

chowder

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "chowder" by speech synthesizer

freedictionary​.org​/ Query=chowder

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