cuisine maigre

Pronunciation: [kwih-ZEEN may-GREH]

French for "meatless, lean or lowfat cooking." Strict vegetarian cooking is referred to as cuisine vegetarienne.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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