Definition of pâté de foie gras in English:

pâté de foie gras

noun

  • A smooth rich paste made from fattened goose or duck liver.

    • ‘The assistant would look at them as if they were trying to order pâté de foie gras at a pavement café in the Darfur region.’
    • ‘It includes 5,000 oysters, more than 1,000 lb of lobster and other shellfish, buckets of caviar and piles of pâté de foie gras.’
    • ‘Billions more were spent stuffing already-bloated intelligence agencies like geese being prepared for pâté de foie gras and cranking up the megawatts snapping and crackling through the wires to the nation's military Frankenstein.’

Origin

French.

Pronunciation:

pâté de foie gras

/ˌpätā də ˌfwä ˈɡrä/