Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A dish of chicken cooked in red wine.

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  • n. chicken and onions and mushrooms braised in red wine and seasonings

Etymologies

French : coq, chicken + à, with + vin, wine.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • If not, why is my right hand moving with the same deliberation with which it fed Penelope's coq au vin into the waste-disposal unit?

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