poisson

Pronunciation: [pwah-SOH<em>N</em>]

French for "fish." Poisson d'eau douce is "freshwater fish," poisson de mer is "seawater fish."

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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