Definition of petite marmite in English:

petite marmite

noun

  • [mass noun] Soup served in an earthenware pot.

    • ‘Mrs. Landemare first makes a consommé, then uses the liquid to make the petite marmite.’
    • ‘Petite marmite is always served as a soup with the pieces of meat and chicken and vegetables cut in small enough pieces to be conveniently eaten.’

Origin

French, literally little earthenware pot.

Pronunciation:

petite marmite

/pəˌtiːt mɑːˈmiːt/