Definition of matelote in English:

matelote

Pronunciation: /matˈlōt//ˌmatlˈōt/

noun

  • A dish of fish in a sauce of wine and onions.

    • ‘For the matelote: In a blender or food processor fitted with the metal blade, combine pike, heavy cream and egg yolk and mix until smooth.’
    • ‘The matelote receives universal praise and quickly vanishes.’
    • ‘On the menu were classics unheard of in Fifties London: paté de campagne, matelote d' anguille and bouillabaisse.’

Origin

French, from à la matelote, literally mariner-style from matelot sailor (see matelot).

Pronunciation:

matelote

/matˈlōt//ˌmatlˈōt/