Definition of maque choux in English:

maque choux

(also maquechou, mocquechou)

noun

North American
  • A Cajun dish of creamed corn and other vegetables, especially onion, peppers, and tomato.

Origin

1930s. Origin uncertain. Probably from Louisiana French, apparently ultimately from French moquer mock + chou cabbage, although this may be a folk etymology. Compare.

Pronunciation

maque choux

/ˈmak ʃuː/